Obituaries

Anne R. Weidman

July 18, 1935 - November 1, 2017

ANNE R. WEIDMAN

Age 82, of Warsaw, formerly of Dale, passed away at the Wyoming County Nursing Facility in Warsaw.

She was born July 18, 1935 in Norfolk, VA, daughter of the late Owen Taylor and Margaret Hodsden Rippey. Anne served as the Coordinator of Volunteer Services at Wyoming County Community Hospital for many years. Following her retirement she became an Apheresis recruiter for the American Red Cross. She was a recipient of the Tiffany Award for her outstanding service to the Red Cross. Anne was also a member of the Wyoming County Community Hospital Auxiliary.

Anne was a longtime member of the Wyoming County Democratic Party, serving as Chair of the party for several years. Anne was deeply proud of her membership in the Daughters of the American Revolution and her designation as a Master Gardener through the Cornell Cooperative Extension. She was a member of the United Church of Warsaw, Warsaw Garden Club, the Warsaw Bridge Club and the Dale Valley Association.

In earlier years, Anne was a member of the founding committee of the AppleUmpkin Festival in Wyoming, NY. She had served as Director of Special Projects for the former Lieutenant Governor of New York, Mary Ann Krupsak and had worked as an artist manager with several clients including sitarist, Ravi Shankar.

Anne was predeceased by her husband, Gary R. Weidman, Sr. who died September 25, 2013.

Surviving are her brothers, John Hodsden Rippey of Columbia, MO, Paul (Helene) Rippey of Portland, OR; stepdaughters, Jeannine (Jamie) Schlie of Crofton, MD, Heidi (Sean) Jackson of Bronx, NY; stepson, Gary R. Weidman, Jr. of Dale; six grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

Friends may call Monday, November 6, 2017 from 4 – 7 PM at Robinson & Hackemer Funeral Home, 246 N. Main St., Warsaw where her funeral service will be held immediately following visitation at 7 PM. Graveside services and a celebration of Anne’s life will be held at a date to be announced. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Gary R. Weidman, Sr. Memorial Fund c/o Wyoming Foundation, PO Box 6, Warsaw, NY 14569.

Important Dates

November 6, 2017 : Calling Hours for Anne R. Weidman - 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM

November 6, 2017 : Funeral Service for Anne R. Weidman - 7:00 PM

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Nov 14.17 from Joyce and Lynn Clarke:
We were most fortunate to meet Anne through Democratic politics and we became great friends. We were impressed by Anne's intelligence and dedication. She was one-of-a-kind, and possessed an unparalleled political savvy and droll sense of humor. We will surely miss her and treasure our memories of her - and Gary. Love to their family. Joyce and Lynn Clarke

Nov 6.17 from Susan Firestine:
Anne always had a warm greeting and a willingness to share her generous spirit, especially to those in need. May God Bless Anne and her family.

Nov 6.17 from cynthia and gary appleton:
Our deep and sincere condolences to all of Ann's family. She was a very special lady and a good friend. She was a mentor, a confidant and above all a faithful Democrat. She always was up for an adventure and usually wanted to drive! She will be missed.

Nov 6.17 from Tim Kibler:
I was truly saddened to read of Anne's passing. Anne and I shared an office when we both worked at WCCH, and later as part of the board of the Wyoming Foundation. I learned a great deal from Anne and had the world of respect for her. wishing you all comfort in this difficult time.

Nov 5.17 from ken curry:
she was always a good friend;a worker ;and a devoted democrat,she will be missed may she rest in peace with our lord

Nov 4.17 from Carolyn Hoffman Kriner:
I was truly sorry to learn of Anne's passing. May she rest in peace now and forever more. A life well lived !

Nov 3.17 from Seth Tucker:
Go with God, for now you are at peace and reside in the Kingdom of Heaven.

Nov 3.17 from Tim Wilcox:
My thoughts & Prayers go out to all the family. So sorry to hear about Anne.