Upstate New York Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
Notice of Death
Rev. Dr. E. Werner  Weinreich
Retired - Niagara Frontier Conference
Upstate New York Synod, ELCA
July 5, 2017
"Whether we live or whether we die, we are the Lord's!"
                                                                                                Romans 14:8
Rev. Dr. E. Werner Weinreich
We give thanks for the life of E. Werner Weinreich. Werner entered life eternal on Sunday, July 2, 2017 at the age of 83.

Werner attending Muhlenberg College, Philadelphia Seminary and Wagner College and proceeded to obtain his D. Min from Philadelphia Seminary in 1992. He was ordained at All Saints Lutheran Church in Boston, MA on May 29, 1959.  He served Resurrection, Buffalo; St. John's, Manorton and St. Thomas', Churchtown from 1959 to 1967.  He taught at the University of Buffalo, Niagara University and Christ the King Seminary and served at Grace, North Tonawanda from October of 1967 until his retirement on July 1, 1997. 

He is survived by his sons Peter (Vicki) and John (Pamela) and grandfather of Alexander and Christopher.

Visitation will be on Thursday, July 6 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm and from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm at the Wattengel Funeral Home, 533 Meadow Drive, North Tonawanda.  Funeral services will be on Friday, July 7 at 10:00 am at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 2669 Sheridan Drive, Tonawanda.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Lake Chautauqua Lutheran Center, 5013 Route 430, Bemus Point, NY 14712-9799 or Lutheran Charities
5125 Main Street, Williamsville, NY 14221.

Condolences and memories may be shared at Wattengel Funeral Home.

Rest eternal grant him, O Lord and let light perpetual shine upon him.
ELW p. 284
    In Christ,
    Rev. John S. Macholz, Bishop

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Katherine Neugent, Executive Assistant to the Bishop