Raymond Weller, Navy veteran

Raymond “Whitey” Weller, 86, of Baldwinsville, died Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012.

He was born in Lysander to his late parents, Lulu (Hammond) and Leslie Weller, May 11, 1922.

He was a U.S. Navy veteran, serving on the USS Guam during World War II. He was employed by Leasway Trucking and later he became the manager of Fulton Spring Service, Fulton.

He was past commander of the VFW Post 5380, Hannibal, and a life member of VFW Post 5540, Phoenix.

He was predeceased by his daugther, Cynthia Weller, who died in 1962; six brothers, Dick, Don, Ralph, Louie, Carl, and Cecil.

Surviving are his wife of 65 years, Cora E. (Loveless) Weller; his daughters, Donna (Steve) Auyer of Liverpool, Wanda Weller of Baldwinsville, Raymond (Carol) Weller, Jr. of Arizona, Robert Weller of Fulton, Les (Julie) Weller of Fulton, and Steven (Kathy) Weller of Phoenix; eight grandchildren; three great- granddaughters; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Calling hours were held Sept. 9 at Allanson-Glanville-Tappan Funeral Home, Phoenix. Burial was private.

Contributions may be made to the V.A. Medical Center, 800 Irving Ave., Syracuse, NY 13210.

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