Constance Biller Weiss


Connie Weiss, of Silver Spring, passed away on June 29. She was 87. Connie is survived by her husband of 67 years, David; her two daughters, Stefanie (Frank Gallagher) of Silver Spring and Julie (John Shibley) of Eliot, Maine; her son, Neil, of Greenville, S.C.; her grandson, Jordan Silverman (Kathryn), of Laurel; her niece, Tal Simmons, of Richmond; and grandniece, Noa Simmons, also of Richmond.

Connie was born in Boston in 1933 to Albert and Rose Biller. She grew up in Worcester, Mass., graduating from Classical High School where she played first violin in the school orchestra. She went on to Radcliffe College, where she also played in the orchestra, earning a bachelor’s degree in English literature. While at Radcliffe, she met David Weiss, then a student at MIT. They were married in 1954. The family settled in Silver Spring and joined Temple Emanuel in Kensington, where Connie volunteered in the nursery school and with the National Council of Jewish Women.

She later worked as a real estate settlement specialist at a law firm, Bulman Dunie, in Bethesda.

Donations may be made to the Jewish Social Service Agency ( Arrangements by Hines-Rinaldi Funeral Home under Jewish Funeral Practices Committee of Greater Washington Contract.

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