Diane Doris Weis, 72


Diane Doris Weis, 72, of Lewes, Del., passed away at the Delaware Hospice Center in Milford, Del., on Nov. 23, 2016. She was born July 30, 1944, in Orange, N.J., to the late Daniel and Doris De Finis.

Weis married John R. Weis on March 7, 1964, and raised a son. They were married for 52 years, until John’s death in 2016. She was the owner and operator of J.R.’s Barbeque in Tom’s River, N.J. She moved to Delaware in 2002. Weis was very personable and made friends easily wherever she went. Her hobbies included kiln work, making jewelry from glass and cooking.

In addition to her husband and parents, Weis was preceded in death by her son, Robert, and his wife, Dawn Suzanne Weis, and two brothers, Dale and Doug De Finis. She is survived by her daughter, Suzanne Weis of Lewes; two grandchildren, Mark D. Weis and Robbyne Leigh Weis; a sister-in-law, Doris Weis of Indiana; and her caretaker, Nancy Robinson.

A memorial celebration of life will be held on March 18, 2017, from 2 to 6 p.m. at the Clubhouse in the Meadows at the Village of Old Landing, Coatue Boulevard, Rehoboth Beach, Del. In lieu of flowers, the family suggested memorial contributions to Delaware Hospice; 100 Patriots Way, Milford, DE 19963.