Father Fidelis Weber, TOR


The Reverend Fidelis Weber, T.O.R., 93, a member of the Franciscan Friars of the Third Order Regular, Province of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus, died on November 20, 2022, at UPMC Hospital in Altoona, PA.

Fr. Fidelis is preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Olga, his brother Charles, and his sister-in-law Dolores. He is survived by his nephews Frank, Charles and Harry, as well as their spouses and children, and his Franciscan Community.

Friends will be received from 4:00 p.m. until the 7:00 p.m. Vigil Prayer Service, on Tuesday, November 29, 2022, at Saint Francis Friary at Mount Assisi in Loretto.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be concelebrated at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, November 30, 2022, at St. Francis Friary at Mount Assisi with the Very Rev. Joseph Lehman, T.O.R., Minister Provincial as principal celebrant. Following the Mass, interment will take place at the Franciscan Friars’ Cemetery, on the campus of Saint Francis University, Loretto.

In lieu of flowers, memorial offerings for the Friar’s Retirement Fund can be made payable to: Franciscan Friars TOR, P.O. Box 500, Loretto, PA 15940.

A complete obituary can be found at franciscanstor.org. Online condolences can be made by visiting gibbonsfunerals.com. Arrangements are by Gibbons Funeral Home, 301 Church St., Gallitzin, PA 16641.