Fan and Owner, Bruce Weingartner, 73, dies

02:28 AM 28 Dec 2013 NZDT
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Columbus, OH --- Bruce A. Weingartner, 73, of East Windsor, N.J., died Dec. 25, 2013 at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in Hamilton.

Mr. Weingartner was a serious racing fan and an owner of both Thoroughbreds and Standardbreds in group partnerships. His son, Ken, is the media relations director for the USTA's Harness Racing Communications.

Born in East Orange, he lived most of his life in East Windsor. Mr. Weingartner was a researcher for Law School Admission Counsel, Newtown, Pa., retiring after 10 years of service, and prior to that he worked for about 20 years for AT&T.

He was a member of the Hightstown/East Windsor Jaycees, past president, and 1974 Jaycee of the Year.

Mr. Weingartner was a regular blood donor for the American Red Cross. He was a member of a barbershop quartet and the Keytones of Elmira, N.Y., and did a weekly TV Show, Club 24. He was an avid NY/SF Giants fan and a partner in Standardbred and Thoroughbred racing ownership groups.

A son of the late William and Lydia (Faulhaber) Weingartner, and husband of the late Angela M. (Sirianni) Weingartner, he is survived by his three children, Kenneth P., Laura L. (Mark) Moffa and Brian J. (Rose); and his brother, Bill.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday (Dec. 28) at 11 a.m. at Glackin/Saul Funeral Home, 136 Morrison Ave., Hightstown, N.J. Interment will follow at Princeton Memorial Park.

Family and friends may call on Saturday (Dec. 28) from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Glackin/Saul Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, 1 Union Street, Suite 301, Robbinsville, NJ 08691 or the American Cancer Society, Memorial Processing Center, P.O. Box 7, East Syracuse, NY 13057.

Submitted by USTA Communications Department

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