Irene M. Weaver, 78, Reinholds, Groff Transportation driver, avid reader, enjoyed yard sales

By on March 30, 2016

Irene M. Weaver, 78, of Reinholds, passed away Wednesday, March 23, 2016, at home.

She was born in Stevens to the late Daniel and Jenny (Getz) Moyer, and was the wife of Henry E. Weaver, with whom she shared 61 years of marriage.

Irene attended The Worship Center, was an avid reader, and enjoyed yard sales, flower gardening, crossword puzzles, and caring for her family. Irene formerly worked as a cashier for Weaver Markets, and drove a school bus for Groff Transportation – IU 13.

In addition to her husband Irene is survived by five children: Dale L. Weaver of Reinholds; Dean A., husband of Lori K. (Whitacre) Weaver, of Akron; Donna F., wife of Dean Youndt, of Reamstown; Dawn Alison, wife of Randy Long, of Myerstown; and Derek M., husband of Jody (Witmer) Weaver, of Ephrata; 11 grandchildren: James B. Weaver, Deanna S. Weaver, Andrew D. Weaver, William H.J. Weaver, Michael A. Youndt, H. Wade Guinn IV, Hilary D. Ondo, Alison R. Bollinger, Erin E. Brubaker, Amanda F. Shawgo, and Jordan A. Weaver; six great-grandchildren; three brothers: Edwin Sweigart of Akron, Ronald Moyer of Ephrata, and Daniel Moyer Jr. of Ephrata.

She was preceded in death by a son: David W. Weaver; a brother: Leon Moyer; and a sister: Betty L. Sensenig.

Services were held March 29 at Roseboro Stradling Funeral Home, Denver, with Pastor Leon Eberly officiating. Interment was in the Swamp Lutheran Cemetery.

Memorial contributions in Irene’s memory may be made to Chosen People Ministries, 241 E. 51st St., New York, NY 10022, or at chosenpeople.com.

Arrangements by Roseboro Stradling Funeral and Cremation Services Inc., Denver. Online condolences can be given at roseborostradling.com.

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