John C. Weston ’51 died on November 8, 2018, in Allentown, Pennsylvania.
(The following was published in the Morning Call, November 13, 2018):
John C. Weston, Ph.D., 91, of Allentown, died at home on November 8, 2018. He was the husband of Jean (Tourtillotte) Weston. The couple celebrated sixty-seven years of marriage. Born in Dover-Foxcroft, Maine, he was the son of the late Harold and Sadie (Thorne) Weston. He was an Army World War II veteran. John earned a master degree and a doctorate from Syracuse University after receiving a bachelor’s degree from Bowdoin College. He was a retired college professor, having taught histology, embryology, and electron microscopy at Muhlenberg College from 1967 to 1993, and previously at Ohio State University for twelve years. For some years he was the Muhlenberg College pre-med advisor, and also Muhlenberg’s Marshall. Survivors: wife; sons, Attorney John K. Weston and his wife Marian, and Dr. James D. Weston and his wife Donna; Grandchildren, Katherine Cappaert and her husband Anthony, Brian Weston, Matthew Weston and Ian Weston; great-grandchildren, Jack and Olivia Cappaert; and a sister, Mary Hartnett. He was preceded in death by his brother, Frederick Weston, in 2018, and his grandson, Daniel Weston, in 2010.