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Kristin Weltzheimer, Former Somers Library Director, Dies at 63

Weltzheimer, of Ossining, was a longstanding member the Union Church of Pocantico Hills.

Kristin Weltzheimer, Former Somers Library Director, Dies at 63

Obituary notice from Coffey Funeral Home: Kristin Weltzheimer of Ossining died Nov. 29. She was 63.

Weltzheimer was born in Oberlin, OH on Dec. 24, 1948, she was the daughter of the late Charles E. and Margaret Boesche Weltzheimer. Weltzheimer was a graduate of Oberlin High School, Hiram College in Hiram, OH and had Masters Degrees from Case Western Reserve and Pace Universities.

She had been a Librarian at Westchester Community College, SUNY Purchase and the Ossining Public Library. She had also served as Director of the Somers Library and Warner Library in Tarrytown.

Weltzheimer was also instrumental in establishing the Ossining branch of the Civil Service Employees Union. She was a member of the Westchester Library Assn., American Library Assn., Rotary Club and the Jacob Burns Film Center.

During the 1980's, the woman pursued an acting career and studied acting in New York City. She appeared as an extra in several feature length films including Zelig, TheVerdict and Prizzi's Honor. 

Weltzheimer was a faithful and longstanding member of Union Church. She was an active member of the Board of Trustees and provided many years of service to the music program in which she sang in the choir and played the flute.

She is survived by her brother Harry Boesche Hunsicker of Dallas, TX and her sisters Mary Ann Hunsicker of Yardley, PA and Gretchen Holden of Portland, OR. 

A memorial service to celebrate Weltzheimer's life will be held on Saturday, Dec. 15 in the Union Church of Pocantico Hills at 2 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, a donation may be made to one of the following three organizations: The Union Church of Pocantico Hills Music Fund, The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation or PBS.

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