Melvin L. Weiner ’45

Melvin L. Weiner ’45 died May 8, 2013, at his home in Andover, Mass. He was born on March 7, 1922, in Lawrence, Mass., and prepared for college at Lawrence High School and Phillips Academy Andover. He was a member of Delta Upsilon fraternity. He served to lieutenant in the Army Air Forces during World War II, piloting B-25 and B-26 planes. He owned and operated Weiner’s Furs in Lawrence, Mass., for more than forty years. He also owned Service Chemical Corp. and founded and operated North East Solvents Corp., both in North Andover, Mass. He served as a trustee of The Pike School, The American Textile Museum, and the Essex Savings Bank, and as an overseer of the Lahey Clinic. He also served on the ethics committee at Deaconess Hospital. He served on the Andover High School Building Committee and oversaw the restoration of the Andover Inn at Phillips Andover. He was active in the Boys and Girls Club of Lawrence, the Greater Lawrence Community Boat Program, and the Thompson Island Outward Bound of Boston. He is survived by sons Stephen B. and J. Brooks Weiner; daughter Abigail W. Taylor; brother Charles Weiner; and seven grandchildren, including Christopher G. Weiner ’05. He was predeceased by his wife of fifty years, Nancy Brooks Weiner, and by his brother, Paul Weiner.