Ernest Weber, 94

Jan 21, 2018

Ernest W. Weber, 94, of Marion, died Jan. 18, 2018, two days short of his 95th birthday. He was the husband of the late Bernadette D. (Donoghue) Weber and the son of the late Ernest L. and Anastasia (Healey) Weber.

He was born and raised in Roslindale. He and his wife Betty raised their family in Westwood and Marion. He was an active and passionate member of the Sippican Lands Trust in Marion.

Mr. Weber was a World War II Coast Guard veteran, having served aboard the USS Howard D. Crow (DE-252). Following his discharge, Mr. Weber attended and graduated from Northeastern University.

Mr. Weber owned and operated Gaston Electrical Company and was a proud member of IBEW Local 103 for 72 years. He also enjoyed many years as a general contractor.

He traveled extensively and went on over 20 cruises with Holland America. He spent his leisure hours at home working on a multitude of projects.

Survivors include his son, William E. Weber, and his wife Susanne of Marion; a daughter, Jean Weber Connelly, and her husband Michael of Weymouth; his sisters, Helen Reid and Ruth Donovan; 2 brothers, Robert Weber and David Weber; his grandchildren, William Weber, Jr., Cheryl Redmond, Michael Weber, Kathleen Connelly, Ryan Connelly, and 12 great grandchildren.

Visiting hours are from 9-10:30 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 25, at the Chapman, Cole & Gleason Funeral Home, 2599 Cranberry Highway, Wareham, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. in St. Rita’s Church, 113 Front Street, Marion.

Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Marion.

Donations may be made to the Destroyer Escort Sailors Association, P.O. Box 488, Henderson Harbor, NY 13651. For directions and online guestbook, visit:

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