Rose Weiss of Viking Casual Furniture dies at 87
February 10, 2017,
Rose Weiss with one of her granddaughters.
Weiss worked alongside her husband in the business, which was founded in 1965 in Cherry Hill, New Jersey. In 1977, the business moved to a storefront in Maple Shade, and in 1986 it relocated to Cherry Hill. The business returned to Maple Shade in 2014.
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“She was a pioneer,” said Stuart Weiss, her son, who now operates the business. “She basically drove this business and ran it with my father. She made it into work every day, even in inclement weather. She never let anything stand in her way.”
In addition to her son and his wife, Maureen, Weiss is survived by two daughters, Robin Weiss and Nancy (Wayne) Aronson, along with five grandchildren.
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