Bernard “Bernie” Weiss passed away peacefully on May 25th 2021 at Sentara Hospice House. Bernie was the son of Sam and Louise Weiss, and was born in New York, eventually moving to Richmond Virginia at the age of 13. He was a graduate of VCU and MCV.
Bernie was a local pharmacist employed by Revco, Eckerd, and lastly, Bayview Plaza Pharmacy. This career, which spanned many decades, was his life’s passion. He truly cared about his customers and co-workers, which resulted in many rewarding and lifelong friendships.
Bernie is survived by his devoted wife of 53 years Phyllis, son Samuel and his fiancée’ Sharon, along with her two sons Brandon and Jason, who he loved like his own grandchildren, daughter Amy, grandson Zack and two granddaughters, Ashley and Sam. He is also survived by his loving and supportive sister Marilyn, as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Bernie was pre-deceased by parents and sister Chickie.
Bernie loved spending quality time with his family and was a very devoted father. He also enjoyed watching sports, especially following the Dallas Cowboys every season.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to:
-National Kidney Foundation
-Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation
-St Jude’s Children’s Hospital
The family would like to extend their gratitude to his in home nurse, Jason and the very caring staff at Sentara Hospice House for taking wonderful care of Bernie during his final days.
Dad, your guiding hand on my shoulder will remain with me forever. A daughter could never ask for a more loving dad.
A celebration of his life will be held at a later date.