Stanetsky Memorial Chapels

475 Washington Street, Canton, MA


Martin Weiss

April 30, 1934January 8, 2020

Martin Weiss of North Reading, formerly of Newton passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Wednesday, January 8, 2020 in Lincoln, MA.

He was born April 30, 1934 in Stoneham to the late Manuel and Ethel Weiss. Brother of the late Marshall Weiss and survived by his sister, Beverly Feinstein. Devoted husband for 46 years to his late wife Marsha (Sobell) Weiss. Loving father to Barbara Murphy and son-in-law Bob Murphy and Robert Weiss and daughter-in-law Marilyn Weiss. Proud grandfather of four grandchildren, Max Murphy and his wife Kenya, Harry Murphy and his wife Mimi, Juliette Weiss and Matthew Weiss. He is survived by his fiancée Judith Chaloff.

Martin received his undergraduate and graduate degrees in Civil Engineering from Northeastern University. He began his career in private industry and later served as Chief Engineer for the Metropolitan District Commission for 39 years. He then returned to private industry and began his own environmental consulting firm. Martin proudly served as an Arbitrator for the State Office of Consumer Affairs for over 10 years. He also served on the North Reading Conservation Commission for 29 years. He loved to travel and spend time with family and friends. He was an avid golfer and regularly played in a poker game with his college fraternity brothers for over 65 years. He enjoyed many summers on Squam Lake in New Hampshire and many winters in Naples, Florida.

Services will be held at the chapel at Sharon Memorial Park, 40 Dedham Street, Sharon on Friday, January 10th at 2pm, followed by burial.

Shiva will be observed at the home of Robert and Marilyn Weiss on Friday following burial until 5pm and Saturday from 6-8pm.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Care Dimensions Hospice House, 75 Sylvan Street, Suite B-102, Danvers, MA 01923.


  • Funeral Service Friday, January 10, 2020


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Frank Ethier

January 10, 2020

I was saddened to have just learned of Marty's passing. I served on the North Reading Con Com with him in his first decade as a member. For most of those years he was the Chair.
Marty was key to maintaining the viability of the Commission. He was knowledgeable and conducted meetings professionally. Marty could balance the sometimes difficult interests of applicants with the regulatory statues. He was there to assist and help. He served North reading well.
It was an honor to have been associated with Marty. May his family take pride and comfort in remembering him.