John L. Weaver, 87, Bossler Mennonite Church member, father of three

By on April 25, 2018

John L. Weaver, 87, of Landis Homes and formerly of Mount Joy, passed away on Saturday, April 14, 2018 at Landis Homes, Lititz.

He was born Dec. 14, 1930 to the late Mearl and Minerva (Garber) Weaver. He was married to Ruth Arlene (Longenecker) Weaver for over 61 years until her death on March 31, 2014.

Mr. Weaver was a member of Bossler Mennonite Church, Elizabethtown.

Surviving are three daughters: Jean Minnich Harnish (Jerry), of Bainbridge; Joyce Arlene Hess (Richard), of Elizabethtown; and Rachel Weaver Tann (Eugene), of East Petersburg. Also surviving are seven grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and a brother: Roy A. Weaver, of Lititz.

He was preceded in death by two brothers: Paul and Harry Weaver.

Services were held April 20 at Bossler Mennonite Church, Elizabethtown. Burial followed in the adjoining church cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in John’s honor to Mennonite Central Committee, PO Box 500, Akron, PA 17501-0500.

Arrangements have been entrusted with the Miller-Finkenbinder Funeral Home & Crematory, Elizabethtown. Condolences and memories may be shared at

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