In Memory of




Obituary for Joseph Weissmann Sr.

WEISSMANN, JOSEPH beloved husband for 51 years of the late Mary Ann Weissmann. Loving father of Joseph Weissmann Jr, Bill (Kelly) Weissmann, Julie (Mike) Amann, Eric (Kelly) Weissmann & the late Mark Weissmann. Loving grandpa of Mark & Matt Weissmann; Michael (Emily), Kyle, Maria Amann & Kathryn (Mark) Prigge; and John & Alex Weissmann. Great grandpa to Penelope Amann and Wylie Prigge. Sunday, January 30, 2022, age 90 years.

Joe was passionate for the outdoors and passed down his love of adventure to his family and all he touched. After retiring from a career at Cincinnati Bell, Joe and Mary Ann traveled the country in their beloved Bounder motorhome leading numerous caravans and hopscotching from state to state. Joe enjoyed canoeing and taught the sport to many through his involvement with the Sierra Club and Boy Scout Troop 288 (Bridgetown).

A gifted singer, Joe was the soloist for many weddings and his voice powered the bass sections of choirs across Cincinnati including Western Hills High School, Oak Hills Presbyterian Church, the May Festival and Southern Gateway Chorus.

In the community, Joe was a founding member of the Oak Hills Presbyterian Church literally building the church from the ground up and establishing the congregation with the love and support of many others; he continued to attend Sunday services (even virtually) into his later years. Joe became active in the Cheviot-Westwood Kiwanis volunteering to help with the iconic Harvest Home Parade and Festival. Though he never saw combat, Joe served as a captain in the U.S. Army from 1955-56 (reserves 1956-66) and was stationed in El Paso, TX before returning to Cincinnati where he and Mary Ann established roots, forged deep relationships with dozens of close friends and lovingly raised a tight-knit family.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Memorial Services on Saturday, February 12, 11AM at the Oak Hills Presbyterian Church, 6233 Werk Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45248. Family will receive friends immediately following the service. Memorial contributions may be made in Joe’s name to the Friends of the Smokies, or Oak Hills Presbyterian.

A live stream of the service will be available at the following link 5-10 minutes before the service time at 11 am