John Victor Weber


John Victor Weber, 87, of Rome, passed away on January 26, 2022 at St. Luke’s Hospital New Hartford, NY. He was born May 30, 1934 in Bronx, New York, to the late John Baptist and Mariette Weber.

John graduated from Columbia College receiving a BS degree in electrical engineering. He received a graduated degree from Syracuse University in computer science. John (Vic) came to Rome as a 2nd Lt. He was honorably discharged from the Air Force and remained in Rome working at Griffiss Air Force Base until he retired in 1990. John was married to Assunta (Sue) Andronaco for 47 years until her death in 2006.

John’s passion was the National Railway Historical Society. He was the editor of Tower Topics, took several pictures of trains that were displayed and gave presentations on them. He was a member of Retired Federal Employees Organization and Rotary.

Surviving are two cousins, Victor L Weber, Hopewell Junction, New York and John Weber, Westminster, Colorado; a niece, Devon Coon, her family, Thomas and Jacki Gannon, Shaun and Erin Gannon, all of Rome, and Ashley (Coon) Robinson and Matt Robinson, Fairport, New York; plus a special companion, Sylvia Jubis.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, May 6, 2022, at 11 a.m., at St. John the Baptist Church, 210 E. Dominick St., Rome, NY, with the Rev. Paul F. Angelicchio officiating. Friends may call at the Nicholas J. Bush Funeral Home, Inc., 7751 Merrick Rd., Rome, on Thursday, May 5, 2022 from 4-6 p.m. Burial will be in St. John the Baptist Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in John’s name to: the Utica & Mohawk Valley Chapter NRHS, Union Station, 321 Main St. Box 4, Utica, NY 13501 or Hospice & Palliative Care, 4277 Middle Settlement Road, New Hartford, NY 13413-9954

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