Mae I. Sloan, 80, Lititz native, Manheim crossing guard

By on August 17, 2011

Mae Irene Sloan, 80, of Manheim, died Monday, Aug. 8, 2011 following a brief illness at the Lancaster General Hospital.

Born in Lititz, she was the daughter of the late James and Eva Haldeman Weachter. Mae was the wife of the late Joseph E. Sloan, who died in September of 1992.

Mae worked in the deli department for the former Kreider’s Family Restaurant Store, Manheim, and also served as a school crossing guard for Manheim Borough. Previously, she was employed by the former RCA Corporation and Schick Corporation, both located in Lancaster. She was a member of the Trinity Evangelical Congregational Church, Manheim. Mae was also a member of the Manheim Historical Society and a long time member of the Rabbit Hillers Travel Club of Rothsville. Throughout her life she loved taking care of her pets. She had a special passion for her grandsons and enjoyed spending time with them.

Surviving are two daughters: Deborah A. Sloan, of Lancaster, Dianna S., wife of Kirk Barrett, of Millersville, two grandsons: Trevor and Seth Barrett; four brothers: Richard Weachter, of Biloxi, Miss.; Robert, husband of Mary Alice Weachter, of Manassas, Va.; and William, husband of Shirley Weachter, and Kenneth, husband of Roberta Weachter, all of Lebanon; and a sister: Betty O’Connell, of Manheim.

Preceding her in death is a sister: Violet Weachter.

Her funeral service was held on Aug. 15 at the Buch Funeral Home, Manheim, with Pastor Jeffrey C. Schell officiating. Interment took place in Manheim Fairview Cemetery, Penn Township.

Those desiring may send contributions in Mae’s memory to the Humane League of Lancaster County, 2195 Lincoln Highway East, Lancaster, PA 17602 or the American Cancer Society 314 Good Drive, Lancaster, PA 17603.

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