Jere P. Weaver, 79
Jere P. Weaver, 79, of Millersville, passed away Sunday, January 2, 2011 at Hospice of Lancaster County in Mount Joy. He and his wife Dorothy M. Coldren Weaver marked their 60th weeding anniversary on November 23rd.
Born in Lancaster, he was the son of the late Reuben H, and Sara Nissley Weaver. Jere worked 40 years as a fire inspector at the Armstrong World Industries Lancaster plant. A member of Saint Philip the Apostle Catholic Church, he was previously active in the St. Vincent DePaul Society at St. Anthony Catholic Church. Jere and Dorothy enjoyed traveling during his retirement, having driven across the US twice and taking several trips to Hawaii.
In addition to his wife Dorothy, Jere’s family includes 7 children, Gerald P. Weaver, Leola, Linda M., wife of Clayton H. Gantz, Jr., Conestoga, David A. Weaver, Conestoga, Sandra D., wife of James Robertson, Lancaster, Ronald S., husband of Holly Shaw Weaver, Pooler, GA, Steven D. Weaver, Lititz, and Michael P. Weaver, Millersville; 10 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; and 3 sisters, Mary Stone, Lancaster, Helen Horst, Millersville and Maureen, wife of Lee Schweich, East Petersburg. His brothers Vincent, Hen and James Weaver preceded Jere in death.
A Viewing will be held on Thursday, January 6, 2011 from 10 to 11 AM at St. Philip the Apostle Catholic Church, 2111 Millersville Pike, Lancaster, PA, with Mass of Christian Burial to follow at 11 AM, with The Rev. Mark E. Weiss as Celebrant. Interment in St. Joseph New Catholic Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made in Jere’s memory to Hospice of Lancaster County, PO Box 4125, Lancaster, PA 17604-4125. To send the family online condolences, please visit SnyderFuneralHome.com. Charles F. Snyder Funeral Home & Crematory, 717-872-5041