Verna (Gehman) Weaver, 96, was married 66 years

By on April 10, 2013

Verna M. (Gehman) Weaver, 96, of Ephrata, passed away Friday, April 5 at Lincoln Christian Home, Ephrata.

She was born in West Earl Township to the late Jacob H. and Rebecca (Martin) Gehman and was the wife of the late Moses M. Weaver, who passed away September 19, 2004. The couple enjoyed 66 years of marriage.

Verna was a member of Denver Mennonite Church, Eastern Conference, Denver.

Verna is survived by five children: Irene, wife of Earl White of San Antonio, Texas; Evelyn, wife of James White of Beach City, Ohio; Elsie G., wife of Marvin Stauffer of Ephrata; Esther Mae, wife of Leland Seibel of Guatemala; and Mervin, husband of Sheila (Staub) Weaver of Stevens; 17 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by a brother: Martin Gehman; and four sisters: Lydia Hoover; Ruth Sensenig; Esther Horst; and Marian Gehman.

A viewing will be held on Wednesday, April 10 from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m., at the Denver Mennonite Church, 95 Monroe Street, Denver. Funeral services will be held on Thursday at 10 a.m. at the Denver Mennonite Church, with Bishop Harold B. Good and Ministers Luke G. Sensenig, Clarence Martin, and Ray Auker officiating. Interment will take place in the adjoining church cemetery.

Kindly omit flowers.

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

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