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Richard F. “Dick” Weaver Sr., 76

Richard F. “Dick” Weaver Sr., 76, of Mountville, PA and formerly of Woodbridge, VA passed away on Saturday, September 18, 2010 at Lancaster Regional Medical Center. He was born in Hanover to the late Fabian and Grace (Hockensmith) Weaver.

Dick is survived by his wife Jane L. (Tretter) Weaver of Mountville, PA. They were married on June 30, 1984.

He was a member of St. Philip the Apostle Catholic Church Lancaster, PA

Dick served with the US Navy in the Korean War from 1952-1956.

He was employed by the US Government in Washington DC with the Department of Defense and retired in 1988. He held an office in the Pentagon and other locations in the DC area.

Dick was a 1951 Lancaster Catholic High School graduate. He was a 4th Degree Knight of Columbus, Santa Maria Assembly and belonged to the Knights of Columbus councils #2294 Columbia, PA and #5750 Woodbridge, VA. He was a coordinator with Lancaster Meals on Wheels, a member of the Elks Lodge B.P.O.E. #134 and a supporter of many local charities. Dick enjoyed fishing and was a Redskins fan. He was also a member of the St. Philips Church Choir.

Surviving in addition to his wife, a son, Joseph Weaver, companion of Jean Ault, of Alexandria, VA, 3 daughters, Mary E. Doughty, wife of Jeffrey, of Ashburn, VA, Betty M. May, wife of Harvey, of Gainesville, VA, Eileen B. Brown, wifeof William Jr., of Roundhill, VA, 3 step-sons, David A. Davis, partner Keith, of San Francisco, CA, Joseph E. Davis, husband of Jackie, of Mickleton, NJ, Michael Davis, husband of Erica, of Aldan, PA, 3 siblings, Deacon Robert E. Weaver, husband of Judith, Betty Shelley, Mary Brown, wife of Henry all of Lancaster, PA, 15 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Dick was preceded in death by a son Richard Weaver, Jr.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, September 23, 2010 at 11:30am from St. Philip the Apostle Catholic Church 2111 Millersville Pk. Lancaster, PA 17603 with The Rev. Mark E. Weiss as Celebrant. A visitation will take place at the church from 10:30-11:30am. A Christian Prayer Service will be held on Monday, September 27, 2010 at 12noon at the Mountcastle Turch Funeral Home 4143 Dale Blvd. Dale City, VA 22193. Interment with Military Honors will be in Quantico National Cemetery, VA. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to Lancaster Heart Foundation 131 E. Frederick St. Lancaster, PA 17602 or Lancaster Catholic High School (Endowment Fund) 630 Juliette Ave. Lancaster, PA 17601. To send the family an online condolence please visit SnyderFuneralHome.com. Charles F. Snyder Funeral Home & Crematory 717-393-9661

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We loved Uncle Dick with all our hearts. He will be well missed. You had a wonderful father/husband/grandfather/brother/uncle. Our prayers and thoughts are with you during this time and upcoming family events. Take care and great love. Hugs and kisses.

Love,
Dave, Kathy, Jen, Christine, and Matt

We are so sorry to hear of the loss of your father, grandfather & great-grandfather.  May the peace which comes from the memories of love shared, comfort you now and in the days ahead. Our hearts go out to you in your time of sorrow.

Sincerely,
Dianna & Steve Davis

I am so sorry to hear of his passing. He is in a better place and not suffering anymore. He is with Rick now. He will be missed. RIP Uncle Dick Love you.
Patrick Shelley and Elizabeth.

We are very sorry to hear the loss of Pop’s.  He touched so many lives in so many different ways.  He showed us how to respect and love one another, will always be a great role model to all of us.  God bless!  Our thoughts and prayers are with the family.

Love to all,
Darryl, Nancy, Lee and Evan

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