Edward John Weber Sr., 61, furniture merchant


Edward John Weber Sr., a furniture merchant, died Thursday of complications from a rare neurological disorder at Gilchrist Center in Towson. He was 61 and lived in Crownsville.

He was a founding partner of the Weber Team in Annapolis, a commercial furniture company that specialized in outfitting offices, hospitals and other large institutions. He worked for the company for 30 years.

The Baltimore native, who graduated from the Johns Hopkins University in 1959, was a regional ice dancing champion in the early 1950s.

An avid sailor and floral arranger, he was a member of the American Boxwood Society, the Annapolis Yacht Club and the U.S. Figure Skating Association.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. today at First Presbyterian Church, Duke of Gloucester and Conduit streets, Annapolis.

He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Ethel Oster Weber; a daughter, Leanne P. Kreis of Crownsville; a son, Edward J. Weber Jr. of Annapolis; two sisters, Phyllis A. Strine of Appleton, Wis., and Carole R. Cougnet of Catonsville; and four grandchildren.

Philip Sindler, 50, distributed supplements

Philip Sindler, a distributor of nutritional supplements and a golf enthusiast, died Friday of cardiac arrest at Zale Lipshy University Hospital in Dallas. The Dallas resident and former Baltimore resident was 50.

Mr. Sindler was instrumental in establishing Dallas-based Wellness International Network Inc., which markets dietary aids and vitamins, and was active in the Dallas Junior Achievement program.

Funeral services will be held today in Dallas.

Mr. Sindler is survived by his wife of 27 years, the former Janice Katz; his mother, Iris Bass of Baltimore; his father, Bernard Sindler of Las Vegas; a brother, Dr. Bruce Sindler of Baltimore; a grandfather; and two nephews.

Pub Date: 3/15/99

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