Francis Weber

Francis J. "Frank" Weber Sr.

July 9, 1941 - March 4, 2020
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LCDR Francis J. “Frank” Weber, Sr. USN (ret), 78, husband of the late Marilyn J. Weber, and current husband of Karen Richardson Weber, entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, March 4, 2020, at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center.

Frank, known as Butch growing up, was born in Brooklyn, NY on July 9, 1941, to the late George H. and Mary Dempsey Weber. After graduating from St. Francis Preparatory High School, he went on to Boston University on a Track and Field scholarship. He married his college sweetheart, Marilyn J. Twiss, on August 10, 1963. After graduating with a degree in Business from BU, he entered Officer Candidate School (OCS) and went on to become a Naval Aviator and Flight Officer. He proudly served his country for 21 years, including combat service in the Vietnam War (1965-1975). After retirement, he opened a small screen-printing business, The Screenery, in Summerville, SC. In 2008, he moved to Edgewater, MD where he worked as a tax preparer with H&R Block, as well as helped manage Selby Bay Marina.

Frank was predeceased by his parents, George and Mary Weber, four siblings: John “Jackie” Weber, George “Mickey” Weber, Mary Elizabeth Weber, and Theresa “DeeDee” Weber, as well as his first wife, Marilyn J. Weber. He is survived by his current wife, Karen Richardson Weber of Edgewater, MD, and his four children: Frank Weber, Jr. (Tracy) of Gambrills, MD, Mariam Dittmann (Robby) of Crestview, FL, David Weber of Aurora, IL, and Beverlee Branton (William) of Summerville, SC. He is also survived by five grandchildren: Matthew Dittmann, Blake Metzger, Emily Weber, Bradley Metzger, and Daniel Weber, as well as, multiple nieces and nephews.

Frank’s family will receive guests at the Kalas Funeral Home & Crematory, 2973 Solomons Island Rd., Edgewater, MD on Monday, March 9, 2020 from 5:00 to 8:00 pm., before he returns to South Carolina to his final resting place. Frank’s family will receive guests again at Saint Theresa the Little Flower Catholic Church, 11001 Dorchester Rd., Summerville, SC on Friday, March 13, 2020 from 10:00 am until his funeral service begins at 11:00 am. Interment Dorchester Memorial Gardens.

In lieu of flowers, the family has requested donations be made to The Oakleaf Club of Greater Washington, DC, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, 8901 Wisconsin Ave., PO Box 248, Bethesda, MD 20889 or online at

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    Monday, March 9th, 2020 | 5:00pm - 8:00pm
    Monday, March 9th, 2020 5:00pm - 8:00pm
    Kalas Funeral Home & Crematory-Edgewater
    2973 Solomons Island Road
    EDGEWATER, MD 21037
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Laurie Martin

Posted at 01:18pm

I am so sorry for the loss of Frank. He was a true gem! Thinking of you and praying for everyone’s peace and comfort. Love you!

Laurie from H & R Block ...

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Posted at 09:23am
With much love. Debbie and Karin
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William Shaw

Posted at 01:52pm
Frank was a great guy. He is going to be missed by all his friends at Selby Marina.

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