Gertrude Weiner died Feb. 2 after a very long illness. She was the wife of Sidney Weiner. Born in Springfield, she was the daughter of the late Samuel and Anita Levi. She graduated from Classical High School in 1946. She worked for Albert Steiger Co. for 24 years as a manager of the men’s sportswear department at the Steiger’s main store in Springfield and at the Eastfield Mall. She retired from Steiger’s in 1989. She volunteered for Baystate Medical Center, Rays of Hope, Rachel’s Table, the Ronald McDonald House, and Tanglewood. In addition to her husband of 67 years, she is survived by a daughter, Nancy (William) Squires; a sister-in-law, Tiny Koss; a daughter-in-law, Kathleen Weiner; grandchildren, Jeffrey (Debra) Weiner, Jennifer Weiner, Maxine Squires, Sarah Squires, and Michelle Squires; four great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. Memorial contributions may be made to Jewish Geriatric Services, 770 Converse St., Longmeadow, MA 01106, www.jewishgeriatric.org or to the Alzheimer’s Association, 264 Cottage St., Springfield, MA 01104.
ASCHER-ZIMMERMAN FUNERAL HOME