FALCONER, N.Y. - Gertrude M. Weaver, 88, formerly of Bradford, Buffalo St., Ext., Jamestown and Falconer went home to be with the Lord Saturday (May 17, 2014) in the Lutheran Home and Rehabilitation Center.
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An area resident for most of her life she was born March 17, 1926 in Bradford, the daughter of the late Samuel and Grace Hardy Campbell.
Gertrude attended Bradford Area High School. She was employed by various restaurants and later by Lutheran Social Services, retiring in 1992.
She was a member of the former Buffalo St. United Methodist Church.
Gertrude faithfully used her trial of Alzheimer's to demonstrate her faith in Jesus Christ and all that knew her. "I have fought the good fight. I have finished the race now. I will now receive my rewards by joining the Lord in his Kingdom of Peace."
Surviving are two sons, Kenneth H. (Candy) Weaver Jr. of Delaware and James (Linda) Weaver of Jamestown; four grandchildren, Christina (Jim) Ingerson of Lander, Thomas (Kelly) Weaver of Delaware, Kimberly (Jamie) Miraglia of Jamestown and Joseph (Michelle) Battaglia of Jamestown; five great-grandchildren, Amanda and Nicholas Miraglia, both of Jamestown, Broderick Weaver, Ezekial (Krista) Wing and Kelsey Jansen, all of Delaware.
She was preceded in death by her husband Kenneth H. Weaver Sr., whom she married April 14, 1945 in Bradfor and who died May 11, 1992; three brothers, Samuel Campbell III, Russell Campbell and Gerald Campbell; and a sister, Dorothy Passmore.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Monday in the Falconer Funeral Home with the Rev. Daniel S. Rumfelt, chaplain of Lutheran Home and Rehabilitation Center, will officiate. Burial will be in Pine Hill Cemetery.
Friends will be received by the family one hour prior to the funeral service Monday in the funeral home.
Memorials may be donated to the
, Western Regional Office, 101 John James Audubon Parkway, Amherst, NY 14228-1198 or to the
Of WNY, 2805 Wehrle Drive, Suite 6, Williamsville, NY 14221-7380.
Visit the funeral home's website at www.falconerfuneralhome.net to light a candle in remembrance.
Falconer Funeral Home Inc
44 W Falconer St
Falconer, NY 14733
Published in The Bradford Era from May 19 to May 26, 2014