Obituary of Richard D. Weber
Richard D. Weber, age 95 and life-long resident of New Britain, CT, died June 29, 2021. A graduate of Goodwin Technical School with a certificate in tool and die making, he was employed at Colt Industries, Corbin Screw, and Atlantic Tool & Die. In partnership with brothers Gustave and Fredrick, Mr. Weber began and successfully ran Precision Grinding Co., Inc. He served in the U.S. Army in WWII. As a member of the Austrian Donau Society, he helped found the Alpenland Tanzer folk dance group and sang in the men’s choral group. He enjoyed making wine, downhill skiing, and golf. Mr. Weber is survived by daughter Annabelle Keene (Charles), granddaughters Alice Keene-Mason (Travis Mason) and Clair Keene (Drew Robinson), sisters-in-law Patricia Weber and Geraldine Weber, and many nieces and nephews. He is predeceased by parents Gustav and Anna (Tieber) Weber; wife Mary (Weber), siblings Gustave, Fredrick, Carl, Alice Gleba, Annabel Chapman, Robert, and John, and nephews Frederick, Richard A., and Mark Weber. Mr. Weber’s family would like to express their thanks to those who cared for him in his last year: Staff at Central Connecticut Hospital, Jefferson House, Cedar Mountain Commons, Hartford HealthCare Independence at Home, and Hartford HealthCare Hospice. Private Service and Inurnment will be held at St. Mary’s Cemetery. A Memorial Service for family and friends will be planned for a future date. Arrangements provided by Farrell Funeral Home in New Britain. Memorials may be sent to the Austrian Donau Scholarship Fund at the Community Foundation of Greater New Britain, 74A Vine Street, New Britain, CT 06052.
Private in St. Mary's Cemetery