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Stephen Weingart Jr., 59

Montgomery Firefighter

May 11, 1961 - March 6, 2021

Stephen B. Weingart, Jr.

Stephen B. Weingart, Jr., 59, of Skillman, died at home on March 6, after a brave three-year battle with cancer.

Born in Princeton, he lived in the Ten Mile Run area in Franklin Township before moving to Skillman in 1992. He was a graduate of Franklin Township High School and Somerset County VoTech. Stephen was self-employed for many years as a skilled master plumber.

Following in his father’s footsteps, he began his career in the fire service when he was 16 years old as a junior firefighter at Little Rocky Hill Volunteer Fire Company in Franklin Township. He had served as an interior firefighter for 25 years prior to moving to Montgomery. He was honored to be named a “lifetime member” of Little Rocky Hill Volunteer Fire Company.

Stephen was also a member of Montgomery Township Volunteer Fire Company No. 2, where he served as fire police sergeant and was elected to be a fire commissioner and served two terms.

In his free time, Stephen enjoyed Sunday afternoon rides, trips to the family cabin in the Endless Mountains of Pennsylvania as well as trips to Lancaster County. He also enjoyed researching his German family tree, eating German food, restoring Farmall IH tractors with his son, and beekeeping.

Son of the late Stephen B. Weingart, Sr, he is survived by his loving wife of 29 years, Georgiana (Thurston) Weingart; his son Stephen B. Weingart III; his mother, Doris (Brokaw) Weingart; his sisters Susan (Weingart) Moran and her husband Michael Moran; Lisa (Weingart) Kane and her husband Joseph Kane; his brother-in-laws and sister-in laws Charles and Maureen Thurston and John and Patricia Thurston, as well as several aunts, uncles, nieces, and nephews.

Stephen was a devoted husband, father, and son and a friend to many. Burial was at Ten Mile Run Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to The Bridge Academy of New Jersey, 1958-B Lawrenceville Road, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648 or the Montgomery Township Volunteer Fire Company No. 2, PO Box 267, Blawenburg, NJ 08504 ■


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