In Loving Memory of Sidney Jack Weissberger

Sidney Jack Weissberger

Sidney Jack Weissberger

Taylor, PA December 29, 1925 ~ December 23, 2015 Date of Service: December 24, 2015

Sidney Jack Weissberger, 89, of Taylor, died Wednesday at Moses Taylor Hospital.

Born in Taylor, son of the late Edward and Bertha Rosenbluth Weissberger, he was a 1943 graduate of Taylor High School and received a bachelor of science degree in sociology from Bucknell University.

He also studied at Lehigh University and in England. He received a Ph.D in communications from Syracuse University, where he was appointed assistant to the dean. He had also been employed by Intext and as a professor at Penn State in Dunmore.

He was a Purple Heart recipient while serving with the 25th Infantry in Europe. He was an avid reader, writer and educator.

Surviving is a brother, Seymour, Taylor; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was also preceded in death by sisters, Hannah Mendelssohn, Sadye Ross, Frieda Ruzansky, Florence Berson, Lida Barr, Rose, Esther, Doris, Mayme and Malka Weissberger; and brothers, Harry, Aaron, Simeon and Allen.

A graveside funeral service will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. in the Dalton Jewish Cemetery.

There is no shiva.  Memorial contributions may be made to th donor's favorite charity.  

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