Laverne W. Weaver
11/24/1934 - 08/14/2020

Laverne W. “Pete” “Webb” Weaver, 85, of New Oxford and formerly of McSherrystown, passed away on Friday, August 14, 2020 at The Brethren Home Community at Cross Keys Village. He was the husband of Rita M. (Nicholson) Weaver to whom he was married 65 years. Born November 24, 1934 in Hanover, he was the son of the late David W. and Olen G. (Meckley) Weaver. Pete was retired from Lana Lobell/Hanover House/Hanover Direct in Hanover with 44 plus years of dedicated service. He was a member of Annunciation BVM Catholic Church, McSherrystown, where he volunteered many years in various activities. He was a 1952 graduate of Eichelberger High School, Hanover, serving as class historian. Pete was a life member of the McSherrystown Knights of Columbus, an eleven-year volunteer with Meals on Wheels, a member of the Brethren Home Stamp Group and served three terms as a representative on the Cross Keys Village Council. Pete enjoyed playing basketball in his earlier years and was a member of the 1952 South Penn Conference Championship Basketball Team. Surviving in addition to his wife are two daughters, Karen M. Wagaman and husband Jeff and Lisa A. Jackson and husband Larry, all of Hanover; numerous cousins, nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a sister, Josephine N. (Howe) Eline. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 1:00 p.m., Tuesday, August 18, 2020, at Murphy Funeral Home, 501 Ridge Avenue, McSherrystown with Rev. Charles L. Persing as celebrant. Burial will be private in the parish cemetery. Friends and relatives will be received Tuesday from 12:00 p.m. till the time of the service. Contributions in memory of Pete may be made to Annunciation BVM Catholic Church, 26 N. Third Street, McSherrystown, PA 17344 or Brethren Home Community, Good Samaritan Fund, 2990 Carlisle Pike, New Oxford, PA 17350.

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Posted at:08/15/2020 4:04 pm
Kevin L. Greenholt
Rita and daughters - our thoughts are with you. Kevin and Carol Greenholt.

Posted at:08/15/2020 8:08 pm
Larry and Joyce Gruver
Have a lot of memories of the many years we spent together. Rest In Peace,Pete. Rita,May God bless you and your family.

Posted at:08/16/2020 11:11 am
Harry Holm
Rita, I haven't seen Pete much in recent times, but many years ago he was one of my best friends. We had a lot of fun together. He was a real gentlemen and truly nice guy. I will never forget him. Harry Holm

Posted at:08/16/2020 11:11 am
I have fun memories of my neighbors growing up. Bought my first car off of Pete. Our condolences to his family and thanks for the memories Jim and Stephanie Wagner

Posted at:08/16/2020 12:12 pm
Elaine Ohm Thomas

Posted at:08/17/2020 12:12 pm
Dick Geiselman
Rita, I can pretty much repeat everything Harry Holm said. Webb was a wonderful high school friend and one of the nicest people in our high school class. I always looked forward to seeing you two at our reunions. My deepest sympathy is extended to you and your family. Dick Geiselman

Posted at:08/27/2020 9:09 am
Jackie (Colgan) & Frank Klunk
We were very sorry to hear of Mr. Weaver's passing. He is remembered as a sweet, quiet, kind man, with a great sense of humor, the head of a family sharing those same qualities. Our condolences to Mrs. Weaver, Karen and Lisa and their families. May the road rise to meet you. May the wind be always at your back. May the sun shine warm upon your face. And rains fall soft upon your fields. May God hold you in the hollow of His hand.

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