Rosemarie Weeck, age 90, died in her home in Elm Ridge Park, Pennington, N.J. She resided in Pennington for the past 54 years.
Rosemarie was born in Saarbruecken, Germany in 1928. Following her graduation from the gymnasium in Saarbruecken, she moved to Munich, Germany and received her M.D. Degree from Ludwig Maximillian University in Munich in 1955. She spent one year in a medical-surgical internship at the city hospital in Saarbruecken before leaving for a one year rotating internship at Helen Fuld Hospital in Trenton, N.J. During her internship she met her future husband, the late Winfried Weeck. They were married in January 1958 and their son, Eckart, was born in 1959. After a 2 ½ year family leave, she entered a Residency in Internal Medicine at St. Francis Hospital in Trenton, N.J. She became a staff member at St. Francis in 1972 and spent many years working as a physician in the emergency room. She also maintained a small private practice.
She was an avid equestrian and rode regularly for many years at the Los Alamos Dressage Center in Freehold, N.J. She loved animals of all kinds, particularly German Shorthaired Pointers, who could often be seen wandering around the property or relaxing on the bed with her.
She is survived by her son, Eckart A. Weeck and daughter-in-law Larissa M. Drennan both of Jersey City, N.J.
Memorial Gathering will be held Sunday, August 19, 2018 from 2:00-4:00PM at the Blackwell Memorial Home, 21 N. Main St. Pennington, NJ 08534. www.blackwellmh.com
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to The Alzheimer’s Association, Greater New Jersey Chapter, 3 Eves Drive, Suite 310, Marlton, NJ 08053. www.alz.org