The Daily Item
MIDDLEBURG — Lois E. Weaver, 57, of 536 Walnut Acres Road, went home to be with Jesus on Monday, Sept. 16, 2013, after a five year courageous battle with brain cancer. Her parting was peaceful, surrounded by her loved ones.
She was born Feb. 29, 1956, in Harrisburg, a daughter of the late Paul and Miriam (Groff) Longenecker. On Oct. 11, 1975, she married Ernest L. Weaver who survives. He lovingly and faithfully cared for her truly in sickness and in health.
Lois was a member of Millmont Mennonite Church where she was involved in sewing circle and Sunday school.
She dearly loved her grandchildren spending quality time taking walks, reading books and planning tea parties. Her hobbies included singing, collecting turtles and caring for her many beautiful flowerbeds.
Surviving in addition to her husband of nearly 38 years, are two sons and daughters-in-law, Mark and Jean Weaver, of Middleburg, and Lyle and Chrissy Weaver, of Watsontown; three daughters and sons-in-law, Heidi and Wes Schrock, of Lebanon, N.H., Amy and Byran Smucker, of Hamilton, Ohio, and Bethany and Jesse Martin, of Milton; three brothers and sisters-in-law, Alvin and Ada Longenecker, of Lewisburg, Roy and Arleta Longenecker, of Mifflinburg, and Ernest and Doris Longenecker, of Rock Stream, N.Y.; four sisters and brothers-in-law, Rhoda and Fred Stoltzfus, of Lewisburg, Elsie and Jacob Shenk, of Hanover, Miriam and Paul “Pete” Stoltzfus, of Lewisburg, and Esther and Jay Burkholder, of Washingtonville; and 12 grandchildren.
A viewing will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday and from 9 to 10 a.m. Saturday, followed by the funeral at 10, at Millmont Mennonite Church, 1310 Millmont Road, with Nate Reiff, Jay Burkholder and David Swartzentruber officiating.
Burial will be in the Millmont Mennonite Cemetery with Roy Longenecker serving.
Contributions in memory of Lois may be made to Evangelical Hospice, One Hospital Drive, Lewisburg, PA 17837.
Funeral arrangements by Roupp Funeral Home, Inc., 8594 Old Turnpike Road, Mifflinburg.