Barbara Anne Weaver

By on August 14, 2013

85, Brownie leader, worked at Wilbur Chocolate

Barbara Anne Weaver, 85, of Lititz, passed into eternity Aug. 7, 2013.

Born Sept. 17, 1927, in Williamsport, she was the daughter of the late E. Clare Slosser and Sarah Belle Slosser. Barbara was the wife of Donald R. Weaver with whom she would have celebrated their 66th wedding anniversary on Aug. 23, 2013.

Having graduated from Lititz High School in 1945, Barbara was employed by the Morgan Paper Mill and the Animal Trap Company, both in Lititz, prior to her marriage. After marriage and four children, Barbara devoted her life to raising her children and assisting her husband with his business, Don Weaver Printing. Barbara was the Brunnerville Brownie troop leader when her daughters were in Scouting and she coordinated annual newspaper drives in the Brunnerville/Lexington areas. She was later employed by White Shield and Wilbur Chocolate Candy Store in Lititz. She was a member of the Lititz Trinity Evangelical Congregational Church.

Barbara was an avid reader all her life. She was also a skilled knitter and crafter, making many caps, mittens, sweaters and Christmas ornaments that she gave to family and friends.

Surviving are four children: Michael R., companion of Jill Smith, Penryn; Beverly W. Griffith, wife of Tyrone, Lititz; Kenneth R., husband of Carol (Kline), Brickerville; and Cynthia L., wife of Tim Brennan, Olalla, Wash. She was also the proud grandma to Danielle Beam, Matthew Griffith, Michelle Kurtz, Kristi Heller, Justin Weaver and Jo Beth Kissinger. Also surviving are eight great-grandchildren and another to welcome in October, two foster great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews. Barbara was predeceased by her sister Suzanne and brother-in-law Ken Sing, and granddaughter, Emily B. Griffith.

Friends were received at the Spacht Funeral Home, Lititz, Aug. 11 followed by the funeral service.

Contributions in Barbara’s memory can be made to the Lititz Public Library, 651 Kissel Hill Rd., Lititz, PA 17543. Interment will be private and at the convenience of the family. To share your fondest memories of Barbara visit

Barbara’s family wishes to express their gratitude to the nursing staff of Audubon Villa and Hospice and Community Care for their care and compassion.

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