Laura J. Weaver, 90, farmer in Lititz area, Millport Menn. member, enjoyed entertaining

By on August 30, 2017

Laura J. Weaver, 90, a resident of Landis Homes, went home to be with her Savior on Aug. 22, 2017.

She was the daughter of the late Adam H. and Sadie (Good) Martin of Terre Hill.

As of Jan. 1, she was married to Paul W. Weaver for 67 years. Together they operated a farm in the Lititz area. They also were involved in the ministry of Millport Mennonite Church. Laura was involved in the sewing circle. She loved to entertain, and was a great addition to Paul’s ministry.

Surviving in addition to her husband are five children: Carolyn (Ronald Weaver) of Lititz; Gerald (Janet Ginder) of Ephrata; Linda (Wilmer Groff) of Manheim; Sharon Brubaker of Olar, S.C.; and Jay (Phyllis Sensenig) of Leola; 14 grandchildren; and 25 great-grandchildren.

Preceding her in death were siblings: A. Eugene Martin, Harriet Sensenig, J. Horace Martin, C. Lewis Martin, Mildred Horst, C. Edwin Martin, J. Donald Martin, Lillian Leaman; and three siblings who died in their infancy: Sadie Martin, Henrietta Martin, and Robert Martin.

A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 30, at the Millport Mennonite Church, 530 Log Cabin Road, Leola, at 2 p.m. The family will be available for visitation from 1 to 1:45 p.m. before the memorial service at the church. Interment will be private at the convenience of the family.

The family wishes to thank the caring staff of Landis Homes and the Hospice Center, Mount Joy.

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

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