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December 25, 2019


Frank A. Weer, age 87, died on December 25, 2019.  Born to William F. and May H (nee Shearer) Weer, Frank had been a member of Philadelphia Chapter in past years..


A graduate of Lower Merion High School and Temple University, he served in the United States Army during the Korean War.


On his return from the service, Frank began employment as a safety investigator and engineer for the Reading Company, having a passion for trains to add to his valuable work.  Weer was a member of many rail clubs and historical archeological societies.  He traveled the World by rail and often returned with photographs of trains and stations.  Many of those photos have been directed to rail history groups.


A memorial visitation was scheduled to be held on Monday, January 13, 2020 at 11:00 AM at the West Laurel Hill Funeral Home, 225 Belmont Avenue, Bala-Cynwyd, PA  19004-1307.  Contributions in memory of Frank would be appreciated and may be directed to the Employee Gratituity Fund, Simpson House, 2101 Belmont Avenue (Front), Philadelphia, PA  19131-1687.