Harvey J. Weber passed away on August 2, 2020 in Conway, South Carolina. He was 84.
Harvey was born on June 16, 1939 in Brooklyn, NY to Samuel and Eva (Dubin) Weber. He graduated from Erasmus Hall High School where he met his future wife, Stefanie J. Dahl. They married in 1959. He went on to earn BA and MA degrees from Brooklyn College. He spent most of his career at Port Richmond High School (PRHS} in Staten Island, NY. In addition to teaching history he was the Dean of Boys and the Coordinator of Student Activities. He impacted many young lives at PRHS as a teacher, a mentor and confidante . He also taught GED night courses for many years and was an adjunct professor at St. John’s University.
He served in the U.S. Army Infantry and the National Guard U.S. Army Reserve from 1958 – 1963.
He and his wife Stefanie retired to Copake NY in 1999, where he held various local government and community service positions. He was a member of the Taconic Hills School Board, the Copake Grange, the Hudson American Legion Post and numerous other organizations.
For the last few years he and his wife stayed with their children in South Carolina where he enjoyed not having to shovel snow. He spent his time watching history documentaries, reading, taking walks, enjoying family and reminiscing about his life and career.
Harvey is survived by his wife of 61 years, Stefanie J. (Dahl) Weber; three sons, Stuart (Janine), William (Shari} and Richard (Erin}. He also leaves three grandchildren, Amanda, Robert (Lauren) and Anthony (Lexy); one great grandchild Justin Matthew; a niece Janice (Bob) and children and a nephew Robert (Alexa).
He is pre deceased by his parents Samuel and Eva (Dubin) Weber, sister Gloria (Weber) Reisher; brother in law Eddie Reisher; brother Melvin Weber and sister in law Pearl (Goodfriend) Weber; sister June Weber; his father in law and mother in law, Walter and Ada (Bogomolny) Dahl and brother in law, William Dahl.
A private interment was held on Tuesday August 11, 2020 at the Williams Cemetery, North Mountain Road in Copake Falls.
A future memorial service will be determined.
Arrangements are with the Peck and Peck Funeral Home of Copake, NY.
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