Bruce William Weider, At The Age Of 88, Passed away on 26 August, 2023.

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Bruce William Weider, at the age of 88, passed away on August 26th, 2023. He was born on July 18, 1935. He was the son of the late Burton and Eva Marion (Shoffner).

Quick Info

NameBruce William Weider
Birth DateJuly 18, 1935
Death DateAugust 26th, 2023
ParentsLate Burton and Eva Marion (Shoffner)
WifeSylvia (Croneberger)
NationalityUnited States
Sibling3 brothers, 1 sister
Children1 daughter (Kathleen Crum), 1 Son (Jeffrey of Pottsville)
Member Pottsville Bowling Organization 

Bruce William Weider’s Career

Bruce William completed his education at Orwigsburg High School and worked as an employee at the Walk-In Shoe Company (Schuylkill Haven, PA) for about 30 years. He had also worked for and retired from the Schuylkill Haven Area School District.

Bruce was fond of playing golf. He used to play golf with his companions five to six days a week and had a great time with them. He was an active bowler and coached and, at times, umpired the Little League teams. Bruce was a very loving and caring person who loved people and could do anything for anyone.

Bruce William Weider was renowned as “Chisel” in his early years. He was also recognized as the best golf caddy in Schuylkill County. Bruce was accepted into the Pottsville Bowling Organization corridor of Thrill in 1992.


Bruce is attached to his lovely family, having his wife of 50 years, Sylvia (Croneberger), his parents, his grandson Kevin (Crum), sister Jean (Bitzer), and brothers George, Donald, and Keith, as well as a sister-in-law, MaryAnn (Croneberger) Felty.

He left behind his family, who will remember him, including a daughter Kathleen Crum (husband Gary) of Newville, PA; a son Jeffrey of Pottsville, PA; a grandson Gregory of Newville, PA; a brother-in-law, Charles Croneberger (wife Susan) of Altoona, FL; and a host of nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services

With the flowers, memorial contributions will be arranged to the American Golf Foundation, c/o Heartwell Golf Course, 6700 E. Carson St., Long Beach, CA 90808. Services will be taken clandestinely at the facility of the family.

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