WEISSE - Richard D. Sr.- of St. James suddenly on November 15, 2014. 42 Year member St James Fire Department, Past Captain Fire/Rescue/Ambulance Company, Past Lieutenant of Engine Company One, Chairman of the Junior Fire Department, Member Fire Prevention Committee, Past Drill Team Member, 3rd generation fireman with his two children continuing the tradition. Loving Husband of 33years to Theresa. Caring & Devoted Father to Richard(Kerry) & Tricia. Adored Papa to Avery & Ryder. Best Brother in Law to Louis(Kathy) Boutin & Robert Boutin. Loving Uncle & Cousin & Friend to many. Friends may visit the St. James Fire Department Station 1, 533 North Country Road; St. James on Wednesday 7-10pm & Thursday 2-4pm & 7-9pm. Fire Matic Services on Thursday night at 8pm. Funeral mass on Friday at 11:15am at Sts. Philip & James R.C. Church. Interment to follow at St. James Episcopal Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to St. James Fire Department Juniors, 221 Jefferson Avenue, St. James, NY 11780. Richard D. Weisse, Sr. funeral arrangements were professionally supervised while the Weisse Families were lovingly cared for during their bereavement by Kenneth, Kerry and Ken Jr., the Maher Family of the St. James Funeral Home, in St. James.