Shirley (Rosenberg) Weiner

by | Sep 2, 2019 | Obituaries

Wilmington, Del.—It is with great sadness, the family of Shirley Weiner (nee Rosenberg) announces her passing on Friday, August 23, 2019, at the age of 84.

Shirley is lovingly remembered by her children, Karen Duncan and David (Stephanie); grandsons, Brinton Duncan and Joshua Duncan (Nicole); great-granddaughter, Ravi; and her closest life-long friends, Ted Bonk and Jerry Taylor. Shirley will also be eternally remembered by her nieces and nephews, Alan Goldstein (Jackie), Ronnie Cohen (Joe), and Gail Goldstein; sister-in-law, Miriam Weiner; and her numerous extended family members. She was preceded in death by her son, Mitchell; parents, Esther and Morris Rosenberg; sister and brother-in-law, Myrtle and Paul Goldstein; former husband, Arthur Weiner; parents-in-law, Esther and Meyer Weiner; and brother-in-law, Harvey Weiner.

In 1966, Shirley and Art Weiner founded Weight Watchers of Delmarva which ultimately grew to more than 300 locations in Delaware, the Eastern Shore of Maryland, parts of Virginia and North Carolina.

Funeral services were held at Schoenberg Memorial Chapel, 519 Philadelphia Pike, Wilmington, Del. Memorial donations in Shirley’s memory to Youth Empowerment Alliance, Inc., 801 3rd Street South, St. Petersburg, Fla. 33701; Greyhound Pets, Inc., P. O. Box 891, Woodinville, Wash., 98072; or Delaware Humane Association, 701 A Street, Wilmington, Del. 19801.