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George Richard Weider, 79, of Orwigsburg, passed away Friday, August 12th, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville.
George was born in Orwigsburg on October 28, 1942, a son of the late Eva M (Schoffner) and Burton Weider.
He was the husband of Frieda (Somers) Weider. They were married 55 years on July 29.
George attended Orwigsburg High School and he worked as a welder at Pennsylvania Steel for over 35 years. He was a true outdoorsman and enjoyed hunting and fishing. He especially enjoyed the time he spent with his grandsons beside him on his boat. He was a loving husband, father and Poppy. His quiet love and support of his family was endless, and will be deeply missed by those who loved him.
George is survived by his wife, Frieda; a daughter, Stephanie, wife of J.D. Barton; a son, Michael Weider, husband of Melanie; grandchildren Tyler, Eli and Emily; a brother, Bruce; nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his sister, Jean Bitzer and brothers, Donald and Keith.
As per George's wishes, services are private and entrusted to Hamilton-Breiner Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc., Orwigsburg.