Guy George Weber, retired computer expert
Guy George Weber died peacefully Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013. He was born Oct. 1, 1929, at his home, Chateau Cos Labory in St. Estephe, France, son of George and Marie-Alberte Loysel Weber.
Guy continued to live in France until the early part of World War II when his family moved to New York City where Guy attended All Hallows School. On VE Day, the Webers traveled via ship to South America where Guy’s uncle resided. While there, Guy graduated from The American School in Argentina. The family returned to France, and Guy went on to attend Yale University while majoring in mathematics. At Yale he was a member of the lightweight crew that won the Henley Royal Regatta.
During the Korean War, Guy served in the U.S. Army Corps Of Engineers Cartography Corps in Germany.
Guy returned to New York City where he entered the first class of Remington Rand Univac. He was assigned to install the computer systems for The C&O Railroad in Huntington, W.Va., where he met his wife of 56 years. They were married in Huntington and moved to Pittsburgh, Pa. where they lived until 1972. In Pittsburgh, he held positions with Arthur Anderson Consulting and US Steel, where he worked with one of the first computers in commercial use. He was a member of the Harvard, Yale, Princeton Club, The Edgewood Club and was a founder of The Youghiogheny Canoe Club where he taught crew.
After spending many summers in Rehoboth Beach, the family moved there where Guy continued his computer work with National Cash Register in Millsboro. From there he was employed by Imperial Chemical Industries, ICI, a British chemicals manufacturing firm, in the Management Information Services department. He traveled extensively with ICI, spending time in Sao Paulo, Brazil, and London, England, while implementing MIS programs he had designed.
He was a gourmet cook who loved reading, spending time with his family, hunting and fishing with his sons, deep-sea fishing with his friend Ed Schultz and playing golf.
He is survived by his wife Teresa Lee Berner Weber; sons Guy George Jr. of Rehoboth Beach, James Berner of Rehoboth Beach, and Stephen Lee with his wife Maria Braden Weber of Washington, D.C.; his daughter Mary Virginia Weber Magee of Rehoboth Beach; six grandchildren, including James Cameron and John Anderson Weber, Richard Thomas, Megan Lee and Kathryn Meem Magee and Braden Lee Weber; his sister Cecile Weber Audoy and her four sons, Bernard, Stephan, Denis and Martial of St. Estephe, France.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 17, at St. Edmond Roman Catholic Church, 409 King Charles Ave., Rehoboth Beach. The family will be receiving visitors at the church beginning at 10 a.m.
In lieu of flowers the family suggests donations be made to The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research (www.michaeljfox.org). Arrangements by Parsell Funeral Homes, Lewes.