John Weaver, 76, Boeing Aircraft retiree, woodworker

By on May 30, 2012

John J. Weaver, 76, formerly of Ephrata, passed away Wednesday, May 23, 2012, at Good Samaritan Hospital, Pottsville.

He was born in Philadelphia to the late Vincent and Helen (Howe) Weaver and was the husband of Patricia (Rodman) Weaver, who celebrated 19 years of marriage in August.

For 35 years, John worked as a flight aircraft mechanic for Boeing Aircraft until his retirement in 1982. He enjoyed woodworking, fishing and spending time with his grandchildren.

In addition to his wife, John is survived by a son: William Dimitri Weaver; a daughter: Joann Weaver, of Wenonah, N.J.; two stepsons: Jon VonSchmitt, husband of Tracie Scott, of Ephrata; and Hans, husband of Megan VonSchmitt, of Denver; and four grandchildren: Billy, Taylor, Grace and Madison.

Private funeral services and interment will be at the convenience of family.

Arrangements are being made by Stradling Funeral Homes Inc., Akron/Ephrata. Online condolences can be given at

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