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Marjorie A. Weiss, gifted woman

Marjorie “Marge” A. Weiss, 85, of Lewes, died Friday, March 18, 2022, at Seasons Hospice in Wilmington, after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease. She was born October 14, 1936 in Lewistown, Pennsylvania, the daughter of the late Charles R. Martz and the late Marjorie May (Schmidt) Scatasti.

Marge rose through the ranks of the financial services industry, retiring in 1997 as Vice President of First Federal Savings and Loan, a career that gave her great satisfaction and pleasure. She was a gifted woman who had many talents and passions including watercolor and acrylic painting, sewing, entertaining her family and friends with her tremendous culinary skills, bowling, bird watching, gardening, camping, reading autobiographical novels and home decorating. she even designed the floor plan for her last home. She was an active member of her community as a member of the Cape Artists Gallery, Rehoboth Art League, Ocean City Art League, President of the Delaware Association of Bank Security, and Treasurer of the Nassau Station Community Association. Above all, Marge cherished the time spent with her precious family. She was loved by many and will be deeply missed by all who knew her.

Marge is survived by her beloved husband of 43 years, James D. Weiss Jr; his sons: Peter F. Sadowski Jr. (Kim) of Newark, James Weiss (Kathy) of Pflugerville, Texas, and Christopher Weiss (Becky) of Middletown; his daughters: Karen Baker (William) of Dover, Marjorie E. Kuntz (James) of Carlsbad, California, Mary C. Gunyuzlu (Mark) of Greensboro, North Carolina, and Lynne Nickel (Thomas) of Wilmington; his sister, Mary Jane Cole of Surfside Beach, SC; his grandchildren: Erik Baker (Kris) of Cherry Hill, NJ, Justin Kuntz (Montana) of Carlsbad, Jillian Kuntz, of Carlsbad, Kate Sadowski of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Mason Gunyuzlu (Ana) of Houston, Texas, Delaney Gunyuzlu of New York, NY, Lauren Nickel of Claymont, Steven Nickel and Jacqueline Nickel of Wilmington, Aiden Weiss and Audrey Weiss of Middletown, and Heather Thomas, Carissa Thomas and Kevin Weiss of Pflugerville; and a great-grandson, Wyatt Baker of Cherry Hill.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, April 22, at Parsell Funeral Homes & Crematorium, Atkins-Lodge Chapel, 16961 Kings Hwy., Lewes, where friends can call from 10 a.m.

Wearing a mask is compulsory and social distancing must be respected by all assistants and participants in the service.

Anyone unable to attend in person is invited to join the services via live stream by visiting the following link:

Although Marge loved flowers, the family is asking for contributions in her memory to the Seasons Hospice Foundation,, or by mail to: Seasons Hospice Foundation, Donation Processing Center, 8537 Solution Center, Chicago, IL 60677, or by calling 847-692-1000.

Visit Marge’s Life Memorial webpage and sign the virtual guestbook at