Obituaries

Esca C. Weiss

December 14, 1929 - January 22, 2014

Age 84, of West Park Road, Castile, died January 22, 2014 at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester following a brief illness.

She was born December 14, 1929 in Castile, daughter of the late Algia and Edith Hurlburt Walker. Esca was the valedictorian of the first graduating class of Letchworth Central School in 1947. She was an accomplished crafter and seamstress. She enjoyed baking and was well known for baking wedding cakes. Esca and her late husband, Raymond owned and operated the Weiss Dairy in Castile from 1955 to 1984. Esca was a member of the Wyoming Baptist Church.

She was predeceased by her husband, Raymond Weiss who died July 23, 2009. They were married on May 11, 1948.

Surviving are her children William (Waneta) Weiss of Castile, Stephan (Dawn) Weiss of Concord, NC, Emily Weiss Trahan of Essex Junction, VT; her grandchildren, Aaron (Adria) Weiss, Katrina Weiss, Matthew (Michelle) Weiss, Shelby Weiss, Rachel Trahan, Angela Trahan; 1 great grandchild, Adalee Weiss; her sisters, Sylvia Wohlgemuth of DeBary, FL, Lydia (Jim) Lonsberry of Perry; a close cousin, Edyth Martin of Byersville, NY; several nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late Neil Walker.

There are no calling hours. A memorial service will be held Saturday, May 24 at 2 PM at Harmon-Watson Funeral Home, 35 N. Main St., Castile. Burial will be in Grace Cemetery, Castile. Memorials may be made to the Wyoming Baptist Church, 28 Main St., Wyoming, NY or to the Doughboy Restoration Fund, PO Box 394, Castile, NY 14427. Arrangements are being completed by Harmon-Watson Funeral Home, Castile.

Important Dates

May 24, 2014 : Memorial service for Esca C. Weiss - 6:00 PM

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Mar 1.14 from Kathy,Pat,Marge:
Our deepest condolences. Mrs. Weiss was a fine lady and a great neighbor. We will always remember her beautiful wedding cakes, homemade goodies and of course the Dairy Bar. Her faith and strength was always an inspiration to us.

Feb 26.14 from Clint & Sharon Newell:
Bill, we are sorry for your loss. We've been through it, and it's tough.

Feb 2.14 from Monica Reding:
Mrs. Weiss was one of my released time teachers in elementary school. I remember her as a sweet and gentle lady. My sympathies to her family and friends.

Jan 31.14 from Barb and Len Wolinski:
Although no words can really help to ease your loss, please know that you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. God Bless. Love -Len and Barb

Jan 28.14 from Jude and Don Carpenter:
Esca has now rejoined Ray with the help of angels.
Our thoughts are with family and hope the fond memories of Esca bring many smiles.
Love- Donnie and Jude

Jan 28.14 from JIm & Linda Little:
Esca will be sadly missed in our neighborhood. She has lived here as long as I can remember (Linda)and was a very friendly neighbor. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family in their loss.

Jan 27.14 from Annie Bookie:
My thoughts and prayers have been with the family for about two weeks now. Times like this are very hard and mostly sad because of the passing,family and friends are the most important things now. My best to all the family. Love Bookie