Stanley Irving Weiss, 82, died Tuesday, June 16, 2015 at Memorial Hospital surrounded by his loving family. He was a native of Savannah and a graduate of Savannah High School. He attended the University Of Georgia College Of Pharmacy and after serving in the Army, returned home to Savannah and opened Weiss Pharmacy. After selling the business to the Prescription Shop, he worked as a pharmacist for 30 years, he retired and then worked at Lo-Cost Pharmacy for an additional 10 years. He was a member of Bnai Brith Jacob Synagogue and brotherhood, the Chevra Kadisha, and the Georgia Pharmaceutical Association. Stanley enjoyed reading, listening to music, spending time with family, and most of all, being Papa to his grandchildren.
He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Sheila Karesh Weiss, a son, Eric Alan Weiss (Laura), a daughter, Jan Weiss Epstein (Norman), and his grandchildren, Seth Brody (Emily), Rachel Brody, Adam Weiss, and Sarah Weiss. He is also survived by his sister, Betty Lasky (Larry), sister-in-law, Sheralyn Rosenblum (Arthur), and brothers-in-law, Jack Karesh (Beverly), Buddy Karesh (Susan), and several nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Nathan and Rose Weiss, his sister, Harriet Karesh, and sister and brother-in-law, Kaylene and Julian Schoenberg.
The funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, June 18, 2015, at the graveside, Bonaventure Cemetery, conducted by Rabbi Avigdor Slatus.
The family would like to thank the staff of the Neuro Vascular Intensive Care Unit at Memorial for the fabulous care received.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made to Congregation Bnai Brith Jacob – 5444 Abercorn Street, Savannah, Georgia 31405 or The University of Georgia College of Pharmacy – 250 West Green Street, Athens, Georgia 30602.