Eugene F. Weitzen, 72, of Lower Burrell, passed away on Saturday September 21,2019 surrounded by his family. Born on November 23, 1946, in New Kensington, PA to the late Frank and Tillie (Samuelson) Weitzen. Gene is Survived by his wife of 39 years Elaine (Premutico) Weitzen, loving father of Lindsey (Aaron) Perriello of Lower Burrell and Lauren Weitzen of Harrisburg; brother of Allan (Linda) Weitzen of Freeport and the family English Bulldog “Momma”. Eugene spent his entire professional career in the building supply industry and treasured the many great customers he met during that time. He was presently employed at Beacon Building Supply. Eugene’s passion was flying, where he held multiple certifications and ratings, he was also a graduate of Valley Forge Military Academy.
Friends and family will be received Tuesday, from 9 to 10:30 a.m., at RJ Slater IV Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 1000 Freeport Rd., New Kensington, PA, followed by a memorial service at 10:30 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Eugene's name to Carolina Pet Pantry, 323 Unionville Indian Trail Rd W b, Indian Trail, NC 28079 or Tiny Cause, 211 Holmes St., Vandergrift, PA 15690. Online condolences can be made at www.rjslater.com.