John Robert Weeks Sr., 84, of Blakeslee, passed away Tuesday, May 26, in Overlook Medical Center, Summit, NJ.
He was the loving husband of Ingelis (Klavsen) Weeks. They celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary in November.
Born in Hertford, NC, he was the son of the late Fred Luther Weeks and the late Nancy (Baum) Weeks.
John a Vietnam War Army Veteran. As a Sergeant First Class rank, he worked as a food inspector in the military for thirty years. He was a very generous and compassionate soul who cared about everyone. He truly loved his family and friends, and even touched the lives of people he just met. Everyone loved John, and he was kind to them all. He will be deeply missed by all of his friends and family.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by two sons, John R. Weeks Jr. and his wife Beth of East Stroudsburg, Kristopher Weeks of Blakeslee; a daughter, Vensentina Dimek of Blakeslee; and two grandchildren, John Michael Weeks and Kaj David Weeks, both of East Stroudsburg. Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by five brothers and sisters, and a son-in-law, Charles Dimek.
A graveside service will be held on Saturday, June 6 at 11:00 AM from the Blakeslee Cemetery, with Rev. Joseph Healey officiating.
Kresge Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.