Raymond H. Weaver, 94, retired dairy farmer, South Hinkletown Mennonite member

By on December 13, 2017

Raymond H. Weaver, 94, of Lincoln Christian Home, Ephrata, died on Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017, of natural causes.

He was married to Ada Rutt Weaver for 61 years until her death in 2005 and they had lived in Lebanon County for many years. Born Dec. 18, 1922 in East Earl, he was the son of the late Harry and Mary Hurst Weaver. His mother died shortly after his birth and he was raised by the late George and Ada Weaver.

He was a retired dairy farmer and a member of South Hinkletown Mennonite Church, Weaverland Conference.

Surviving are three sons: Myron R., husband of Anna Mary Sensenig Weaver of Richland; Marvin R., husband of Miriam Martin Weaver of Blue Ball; and Raymond R., husband of Jan Heck Weaver of Schaefferstown; a daughter: Marlene R., wife of Carl Z. Weaver of Lititz; 15 grandchildren; 58 great-grandchildren; two step grandchildren; three step-great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

He was preceded in death by two infant grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; a brother: Elam Weaver; a sister: Alta Martin; half-brothers: Earl Weaver and Ralph Weaver; and a half-sister: Anna Bell Zook.

The family wishes to thank the staff of Lincoln Christian Home for the loving care and compassion shown to Raymond for the year and a half that he resided there.

Funeral Services will be held on Thursday, Dec. 14, at 10 a.m., at South Hinkletown Mennonite Church, 573 E. Farmersville Road, Hinkletown, with Bishop Amos G. Martin, E. Merle Nolt, Roy Sensenig and Harlan Martin officiating. Interment will be in the adjoining church cemetery. A viewing will be held on Wednesday, Dec. 13, from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Lincoln Christian Home, 1307 Apple St., Ephrata.

Arrangements by the Groff High Funeral Home, New Holland. Condolences and memories may be posted to groffeckenroth.com.

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