William Thomas Weber

January 31, 1942 - November 19, 2022
William Thomas Weber

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William “Bill” Thomas Weber peacefully passed at home in Wilmington, NC on Saturday November 19, 2022. Bill is survived by his loving wife of 17 years Theresa Weber, his son Craig Weber of Voorheesville, NY, daughter Elizabeth Weber of Mahopac, NY, stepson Christopher Scott and wife Debby of Huntersville, NC, stepdaughter Ashley Scott, and fiancé Dave Bradford of Leland, NC, his grandchildren Christian, Sophie, Donovan, Deven, Britney, Caileb, Joshua, Kaleigh, Jackson and Brody. He is also survived by his sister Marge and brother-in-law Mickey Federico of New City, NY, brother Robert “Bobby” and sister-in-law, Donna Weber of Massena, NY, along with several nieces and nephews. Bill was preceded in death by his parents Nicholas and Marjorie Weber and his beloved German Shepherd Torre Belle.

Bill proudly served his country as a firefighter in the United States Air Force.

Bill was a highly respected New York City firefighter with 27 years of dedicated service in several of the busiest companies in the city. Bill retired as a Lieutenant in 1995 stationed on Washington Avenue at Engine 50, Ladder 19, Battalion 26 in the Bronx. Billy remained close friends with many of the men he served with. His son Craig followed in his father’s footsteps as a New York City Firefighter also serving in the Bronx.

Bill was a “UUUGE” Yankees fan and took in many games over the years. Bill was known for his captivating storytelling. Whether it was a story of baseball, his firefighter days, his time in the military or of his childhood memories in Pennsylvania. Bill always had a smile and a joke for the ones that he loved.

After his retirement, Bill‘s love of golf brought him to the coast of North Carolina where he met the love of his life, stole her heart with an S&S Cheesecake (straight from NY) and enjoyed his golden years.

Bill was honored at a private service by his family and friends.

In lieu of flowers, please consider donations in Bill’s name to The Lt. Joseph P. Dibernardo Memorial Foundation at https://www.joeydfoundation.org/.

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  • June 28, 2023
    Richard McKenna says:
    I worked with Bill at E-81 L46 . His bus trip to Boston to see the Red Sox Yankee game is a firehouse legend.He was a great guy I’m sorry to hear of his passing .

  • June 19, 2023
    Dan Finegan (Dano 50) says:
    One of the nicest men I ever met. I count myself lucky to have him as a friend and will always be glad for our days on Washington Avenue. Rest in peace,my Brother.

  • December 08, 2022
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  • December 01, 2022
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  • December 01, 2022
    Marie says:
    My heart is so saddened by your loss . Bill was a wonderful caring man. He was always there for me when I was growing up. My prays and thoughts are going out to all the family . 🙏🙏🙏🙏 You will be missed greatly. RIP WILLIAM WEBER