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Claire F. Weingart

February 21, 1933 ~ May 7, 2022 (age 89)


SALEM - Claire F. Weingart, 89, of Salem, Ohio died May 7, 2022, at home surrounded by family.

Born February 21, 1933 to Fred and Florence Weingart. He founded Weingart Brothers, Inc. in 1961 with his brother Neil.  Together they masterfully built and remodeled homes throughout northeast Ohio for 40 years. He was also a licensed real estate agent.

He was an active member of Bunker Hill Methodist Church and a 1951 graduate of Goshen Union High School. An avid sports fan, he played football, basketball and baseball in high school and was a member of the Salem Merchants baseball team during his early years. He also coached baseball with the Hot Stove League for 20 years.

Claire is survived by his wife, Audrey (Wyss) Weingart whom he married October 1, 2002; two daughters: Catherine Loudon of Palm City, FL and Cynthia Hoffman~Wrobel of Norton, OH; four sons: Jon (Judy) Weingart of Massillon, OH, Jerry (Karen) Weingart of Alliance, OH, Jason Weingart of New Castle, PA and Joel (Amy) Weingart of Murfreesboro, TN; a stepson, Sam (Becky) Wyss of Murrysville, PA: brother, Galen Weingart of Grove City, OH; 21 grandchildren; 33 great grandchildren, and one great great grandson.

In addition, he is survived by his beloved caregiver, Jacqi Bradt of Salem Visiting Angels.

Claire was predeceased by his wife Celesta (Woolf) Weingart August 23, 2001, whom he married October 16, 1950; his son Jeffrey L. Weingart, his daughter-in-law Trina (Seaburn) Weingart, and 4 sons-in-law Terry Hoffman, Dana Loudon, Frank Wrobel, and John Barton and a grandson, Roy Wyss. He was also predeceased by 3 sisters: Eldora Burke, Verna Sickle and Jean Malmsberry, 2 brothers: Daryl and Neil Weingart.

A private memorial service will be held at the Stark Memorial Funeral Home.  In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Boys Town at

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