BELFAST – Michael A. Weinberg, 83, died of heart disease April 23, 2013, at his home.
He is survived by his wife, Janet; sons, Benjamin, Andrew and Stephen; daughter, Katherine, and their families. He has three grandchildren, Carly, Daniel and Mathew. He is also survived by his sister, Libby Zurkow and children, Deborah de Benedetti and Peter Zurkow. Enough thanks can never be given to friends, neighbors, and Waldo County Home Health and Hospice providers for all the help and support they gave Michael and Janet.
Michael graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 1950. He received a doctorate in 1960 from Harvard University, where he taught American history and literature. He later taught at Washington University, St. Louis, 1968-1984. He received his juris doctor from Washington University in 1975. Michael and Janet moved to Belfast in 1982 to be closer to their beloved summer home on Gotts Island. He enjoyed fishing and basket making. He worked as a legal assistant for F. Fredrick Romanow attorney of Belfast. He was a Waldo County Hospice volunteer for many years, starting in 1999.
The family plans to have a private memorial. Arrangements are under the care of Riposta Funeral Home, Belfast. Online condolences may be offered to the family at