Ronald A. Weaver, 75, a resident of Dunmore and formerly of Roaring Brook Twp., died Sunday at home. His wife of 53 years is the former Helen M. Bomersheim.
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Born in Scranton and raised in Dunmore, he was the son of the late Arthur and Irene Schlager Weaver. A graduate of Dunmore High School, he was a staff sergeant in the Air Force during the Korean War. He was employed for 34 years as a customer engineer with IBM, and, after retiring, worked at Tom Hesser Chevrolet. He was a member of the Presbyterian Church of Dunmore.
He was a loving husband and a devoted father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He was an avid outdoorsman who loved hunting and enjoyed camping with his boys. He had a great sense of humor and will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved him.
The family wishes to offer a special thank you to the Rev. Kenneth Forbes, pastor of the Presbyterian Church of Dunmore, and the Rev. John Craig, pastor of Maplewood United Methodist Church, for their prayerful support and kind visits throughout Ronald's illness. Thank you also to the nurses of Mercy Hospice for their wonderful care and compassion given to Ronald and the support for the family. From the bottom of our hearts, thank you all so very much.
Also surviving are three sons, Russell Weaver and wife, Beverly, Lake Ariel; Wade Weaver and wife, Mary, Peckville; and Mark Weaver, Dickson City; a brother, Robert Weaver, Bath; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
The funeral will be Thursday at 11 a.m. in the DeGraw-Roever-Strauch Funeral Home, 2031 Green Ridge St., Dunmore, with services by the Rev. Craig. Entombment, Fairview Memorial Park Mausoleum, Elmhurst. Friends may call Wednesday, 5 to 8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials may go to Mercy Hospice, 746 Jefferson Ave., Scranton, PA 18510; or the Presbyterian Church of Dunmore, 137 Chestnut St., Dunmore, PA 18512.
For additional information, directions or to leave an online condolence, visit www.strauchfuneralhomes.com.
Published in Scranton Times on Nov. 3, 2009