Weller, Robert L.
Robert Langman Weller of Newton passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday,
May 26, 2021 at the age of 87. Born in 1934 at Newton Hospital, Robert was the youngest of Hobart and Beulah Weller’s four children. He grew up in Green Township where his family own a dairy farm.
A graduate of Newton High School, Robert joined the United States Navy in the 1950’s where he was stationed in Hawaii. Bob was an Electrician by trade and skilled carpenter, developing a vast knowledge over time he could build or fix practically anything.
He began his own business, Northwest Jersey Electrical Services, and
served the community for 18 years. An honest, friendly and kind individual, he was well liked by all and enjoyed many conversations with everyone he met. Bob married Erciel Allen in 1961 and built their home in Newton where they raised three children.
A devoted husband, father and cherished family member. He always held a special place in his heart for all nieces and nephews who adored “Uncle Bob.” Predeceased by his sister Emily Soar and brother Bill Weller. Robert is survived by his beloved wife of 60 years Erciel Weller and his children Brenna Tekley, Donna Hughes, Gary Fischer; their spouses, children, grandchildren and sister Katherine Hendershot of Union.
Bobs friends and family hold dear his memory. Private arrangements and Online condolences through www.iliff-ruggierofuneralhome.com