William G. Weyeneth, 73, of East Springfield, died Saturday, January 8, 2022 at UPMC Hamot, following a heart attack and multiple strokes.
He was born February 22, 1948 a son to the late William and Dorothy (Abbey) Weyeneth.
William graduated from Girard's Rice Avenue Union High School in 1966.
During high school, Bill worked at various farms and Marx Toys (Girard Model Works). Following high school, he worked at Parker White Metal (now PHB) in Fairview.
He worked there until he was drafted into the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. He deployed to Vietnam with 2nd Armored Brigade Team, 1st Cavalry Division, the "Black Jack Brigade."
Bill was awarded the Vietnam Service Medal with four Bronze Stars; the National Defense Service Medal; the Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal and the Marksman Badge.
Following his honorable discharge from the military, Willie returned home and continued his work at Parker White Metal with a total of 48 years of service to the company.
In addition to his parents, Billy was preceded in death by his oldest sister, Janet Northrop.
He will be greatly missed by his family. Bill is survived by his wife, Judy (Morisak) Weyeneth, whom he married April 1, 1967 at the Federated Church in East Springfield; a daughter, Lori Williams (Dale) of VA; a son, William Weyeneth of CA; and three sisters, Marilyn Blystone, Audrey Ellis, Dottie Hayes, as well as grandsons, many nieces and nephews, and very close friends John and Mary Bowers.
No calling hours or services will be observed due to COVID. The family may have a celebration of life in the coming summer.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Springfield Volunteer Fire Dept., 11959 Main St., East Springfield, PA 16411
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