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Schuylkill County Obituaries

Stephen F. “Buzzy” Weiss, 60 – Member of Big Diamond Pit Crew for His Two Brothers

Stephen F. “Buzzy” Weiss, 60 of Pottsville died recently at home.

He was born February 23, 1960 in Pottsville son of the Mildred Salyor Salle, Pottsville and the late Robert Weiss.

Buzzy was a member of St. Patrick Roman Catholic Church, Fraternal Order of the Eagles, where he would Bartend, Walter Griffiths AMVETS Post 180 all of Pottsville.

Throughout his life Buzzy Loved going to Big Diamond Race, where he was a member of the pit crew for his two brothers, John and Rick Weiss. He also loved NASCAR and music.

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In addition to his father he was preceded in death by 2 brothers, John and Rick Weiss; an infant brother, Robert Weiss, a  nephew, Johnny Weiss and his stepfather, Leo Salle, Sr.

Surviving in addition to his mother, are a daughter, Amanda Capko, Port Carbon; a son, Stephen Campion; a granddaughter, 4 siblings, Kathy Vernay, Pottsville; Leo Salle, Jr., Pottsville; Debbie Kubeika, Pottsville; and Barbara Petlansky, Auburn; nieces and nephews; and his dog Onyx.

Interment will follow in Calvary Cemetery, Pottsville.

Please share your memories and condolences with Buzzy’s family by signing the guest book at

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