Ruth E. Weaver

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YORK Ruth Elaine (Zimmerman) Weaver, 95, died at Normandie Ridge on Thursday, March 13, 2014. She was the wife of the late Warren J. Weaver, whom she married on January 11, 1942. Born May 11, 1918, in Louisville, Ky., she was the daughter of the late Earl G. and Vera (Hill) Zimmerman. Ruth graduated from Pittsfield High School in 1936 and received a B.S. in Home Economics from the University of Illinois in 1941. She also graduated from York Vocational Technical School in 1973 and worked as an LPN at York Hospital until retiring in 1983. Over the years, Ruth had been a member of Yorkshire U.M. Church and York Christian Missionary Alliance. She was a member and officer of the Caleb Club. Ruth loved to spend time with her family. She is survived by a daughter, Barbara (Weaver) Wright and her husband, Conrad of Boise, Idaho; two sons, Jerry Weaver and his wife, Patricia of Chandler, Ariz., and David Weaver and his wife, Jane of York; seven grandchildren, Kevin Wright and his wife, Michelle, Jeffrey Wright and his wife, Helen, Chad Weaver and his wife, Cindy, Kelly Weaver, Joshua Weaver and his wife, Kristin, Elizabeth Weaver Trump and her husband, Matthew, and Allison Weaver; eight great-grandchildren; two sisters, Betty (Zimmerman) Hoover of Pittsfield, Ill., and Norma (Zimmerman) Wiley of Deerfield, Ill.; and a brother, Bob Zimmerman of Naples, Fla. Ruth was preceded in death by a sister, Athene Schimmel, and a brother, Rich Zimmerman. A memorial service will be held April 5, 2014, at Normandie Ridge, 1700 Normandie Drive, York. Visitation will take place in the Multi-purpose room beginning at 9:30 a.m., followed by the service at 10:30 a.m. Chaplain David Brinker of Normandie Ridge will be officiating. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Ruth Weaver Memorial Fund at Normandie Ridge, 1700 Normandie Drive, York, PA 17408. The Etzweiler Funeral Home, 1111 E. Market St., York, is in charge of arrangements.
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Etzweiler Funeral Home
1111 East Market Street York, PA
(717) 843-0216
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Published in York Daily Record & York Dispatch on Mar. 16, 2014
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