Mildred B. Weaver92, homemaker, Pleasant View volunteer

By on November 30, 2011

Mildred B. Weaver, 92, of Manheim, died peacefully and went home to be with her Lord and Savior Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2011 at the Pleasant View Retirement Community, Manheim.

Born in Rapho Township, she was the daughter of the late Aaron and Lillie Bender Hess. A homemaker, she was the loving wife of the late Melvin M. Weaver, who died in February of 1989.

She was a member of Erb Mennonite Church, Lititz and was active with the women’s sewing circle in her early years. Mildred volunteered for the Mount Joy Gift and Thrift Shop and at the Pleasant View Retirement Community Gift Shop. Her interests included: quilting, ceramics, baking her famous home-made donuts and visiting the family cabin in the mountains. Mildred had a life-long passion for her family and she enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Surviving are four sons: Kenneth, husband of Judy Stauffer Weaver, of Lititz; Marlin, husband of Marilyn Kreider Weaver, of Chardon, Ohio; Harold, husband of Janice Frey Weaver, of Astoria, Ore.; and Clifford, husband of Diane Haldeman Weaver, of Manheim; 11 grandchildren: Troy, Todd, Twain, Michelle, Matthew, Ryan, Craig, Chad, Alissa, Angela and Brent; 20 great-grandchildren; two brothers: Charles Hess, of Lititz; and Paul Hess, of Morgantown; and a sister: Emma Good, of Terre Hill.

Preceding her in death is a sister: Nora Lichty; and a brother: Walter Hess.

Her funeral service will be held at the Erb Mennonite Church 567 West Lexington Road, Lititz, on Dec. 2 at 11 a.m. Interment will be in the adjoining church cemetery.

Those desiring may send contributions in Mildred’s memory to the Erb Mennonite Church Mission Fund, 567 West Lexington Road, Lititz, PA 17543.

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