The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA

October 18, 2013

Mary Zeiset Weaver, 71, Mifflinburg


The Daily Item

— MIFFLINBURG — Mary Zeiset Weaver, 71 years 9 months, of Lewisburg, passed away at 10:15 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013, at her residence.

She was born on Jan. 17, 1942,  in East Earl Twp., Lancaster County, a daughter of the late Allen M. and Anna (Zeiset) Weaver. On Nov. 15, 1962, in East Earl Twp., Lancaster Co., she married Paul Zimmerman Weaver, who survives.

Mrs. Weaver along with her husband owned and operated Weaver’s Plant Farm of 30 years.

She was a member of Vicksburg Old Order Mennonite Church.

Surviving, in addition to her husband, are six daughters and five sons-in-law, Grace W. wife of Edwin Reiff, of Fortuna, Mo., LouElla W. wife of Lloyd Reiff, of Shippensburg, Mariana W. wife of Menno Reiff, of Mifflinburg, Esther Mae Weaver, of Mifflinburg, Regina W. wife of Montana Spaid, of Mifflinburg, Ruth Arlene wife of Ervin Martin, of New Hampton, Iowa; three sons and three daughters-in-law, Eugene and Tangee Weaver, of Mifflinburg, Nelson and Jessica Weaver, of Mifflinburg, John David and Emma Weaver, of Mifflinburg; 42 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren; six sisters and  five brothers-in-law, Katie wife of Harvey Fox, of Denver, Pa, Lydia wife of Joseph Reiff, of Ephrata, Pa, Ella wife of Amos Weaver, of Lititz, Pa, Anna Mae wife of Paul Ivan Martin, of Wakarusa, Ind., Esther wife of Leroy Zimmerman, of Greenwich, Ohio, Lucy Z. Shirk, of East Earl, Pa.; three brothers, Earl Z. Weaver, of East Earl, Pa, Lawrence Z. Weaver, of Lancaster, Wis., and Paul Z. Weaver of Shippensburg; and her stepmother, Esther Z. Weaver, of East Earl, Twp., Lancaster Co.

She was preceded in death by one brother, John Daniel Weaver.

Family and friends are invited to the viewing from 2 to 4 p.m.  on Sunday and from 6 to 8 p.m. on Sunday at the Former Beaver Run Country Store, 3141 Beaver Run Road, Mifflinburg, where the funeral will be held at 9 a.m. on Monday, with further services at 9:30 a.m. from the Vicksburg Old Order Mennonite Church, with Bishop Ezra Zimmerman, Nathaniel Reiff, Edward Burkholder, Eli Burkholder John David Sensenig, Amos Nolt, officiating.

Burial will be in the Vicksburg Old Order Mennonite Church Cemetery. Serving as casket bearers will be; Eldon Reiff, Shawn Reiff, Tyson Reiff, Joshua Weaver, Seth Reiff, and Tanner Spaid.

Funeral arrangements are by the Dominick T. Adamo Funeral Home, 247 Chestnut St., Mifflinburg.