Kate W. Weaver

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Kate W. Weaver

June 16, 1927 - October 07, 2018

Kate W. Weaver Kathleen W. "Kate" Weaver, 91, of Williamsport, passed away Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018, at RiverWoods Senior Living Community, Lewisburg.

Born June 16, 1927, in Buttonwood (Jackson Township), she was a daughter of the late Delvin B. and Mary E. (Long) Weaver.

Kate began her education in a one room school house in Buttonwood and later graduated from Liberty High School in 1945. Kate and former teacher, Genevieve Patterson enjoyed arranging the Buttonwood school reunion picnics. After graduation and moving to Williamsport she worked at Sylvania Sunset Park Plant in Old Lycoming Township. When Litton Industries bought Sylvania, she, along with several other employees were sent to Massachusetts to learn new jobs. Her time was spent in "The Clean Room", at Litton's. After leaving Litton's employment, she ran a couple small businesses in the Newberry area. The last job was selling cleaning products and vitamins. She also ran a rural Sun-Gazette paper route for several years.

She was a member of the former Newberry United Methodist Church for many years. While a member there, she was a Sunday school teacher, president of the United Methodist Women's group and later took training to be a lay leader. She also helped to organize and run the Strawberry Festival held "in the square." After Newberry United Methodist Church closed, she became a member of Heshbon Park United Methodist Church.

Surviving are a brother, Royce A. Weaver, of South Williamsport; a sister, Sandra R. Rauch (Roger), of Milton; and 10 nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by three brothers, Dale M. Weaver Sr., Burns D. Weaver, and Cecil Weaver; two sisters, Norma E. Shrawder and Phyllis L. Boyd; three sisters-in-law, Florence, Barbara, and Emily Weaver; and two brothers-in-law, Lee Shrawder and George Boyd.

A viewing will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 14 at Sanders Mortuary, 821 Diamond St., Williamsport, and again from 10 to 10:45 a.m. Monday, Oct. 15 at Heshbon Park United Methodist Church, 2898 Heshbon Road, Williamsport, followed by a celebration of life at 11 with Pastor Cody J. Phillips officiating.

Burial will be held at 2:30 p.m. Monday in Frieden's Cemetery, Liberty.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Kate's name to Heshbon Park United Methodist Church, 2898 Heshbon Road, Williamsport, PA 17701.

Published on October 8, 2018
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