Tonawanda News


March 18, 2013

Robert Andrew Wein

NORTH TONAWANDA — Robert Andrew Wein, age 87, of North Tonawanda, Saturday, March 16, 2013. A life-long resident of the Tonawandas, he was the son of the late Christian and Florence (nee Glover) Wein and brother of the late Chris Wein. Robert was a 1947 graduate of Tonawanda High School and a US   Marine Corps veteran serving during World War II. He was a Master Tool and Die Maker, a Scoutmaster and boat builder extraordinaire. He was also a Golden Blood Donor for the American Red Cross.

He will be remembered by his wife of 60 years, Vivian M. (nee Thomson) Wein; four children, Gary (Beverly Collins) Wein of Franklin, NC, Kim Wein of North Tonawanda, Katherine (Jeffrey) Westcott of Livermore, CA, and Jennifer (Patrick) Holman of Medina, NY; five grandchildren, Jonathan (Patricia) Westcott, Carolyn (Luke) Hardy, Mikel Wein, Kaylyn and Alanna Holman. Also survived by nieces and nephews.

Friends may call Wednesday from 2-4 & 6-8 PM at John O. Roth Funeral Home, Inc., 25 William St. (between Morgan & Broad Sts.), in Tonawanda, where funeral services will be conducted at 11 AM Thursday by the Rev. Jerry McGlone. A private burial will be in Elmlawn Cemetery. Flowers gratefully declined. Memorial contributions may be made to Boy Scouts of America, GNFC, 2860 Genesee St., Buffalo, NY 14225.

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