Joel Mark Weaver
Joel Mark Weaver of Landenberg, Pa., passed away on Sunday, June 3, at the Regal Heights Nursing-Rehab Center in Hockessin, Del., from complications of pneumonia. He was 79.
Joel was a retiree of the General Motors Corp, Wilmington, Del. He was a devout Christian and served many years as Bible teacher, deacon, board member, and song leader at his church. He opened his home to many who were in need, including several foster children. He will be remembered for his generous heart, his love for and dedication to his family, and for his in-depth Bible knowledge. He will be greatly missed by all who loved and knew him.
Joel is predeceased by his parents, Lester E. and Bessie P. Weaver; one daughter, Dina Joann Weaver; one infant son, Richard Mark Weaver; three sisters, Vester Graybell, Lucille Campbell, and Pauline Prillman; and one brother, Homer Weaver.
Joel is survived by his devoted and loving wife of 55 years, Ilene Weaver, also from Landenberg, Pa.; one daughter, Norma Jean Fratoni and her husband, Sam, from South Portland, Maine; one son, Richard Weaver, from Elkton, Md., and one daughter of the heart, Ashley Ramos, from Landenberg, Pa.; two grandsons, Matthew Snyder and Benjamin Fratoni, both from South Portland, Maine; one brother, Conley Weaver and his wife, Louella, from Mountain City, Tenn.; two sisters, Jewell Weaver and Winnie Jean Greer, both from West Jefferson; and many brother and sister in-laws, nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Monday, June 11, at Boone Family Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Ralph Snyder officiating. Entombment followed in Ashelawn Memorial Gardens Mausoleum of Prayer with Military Rites.
The family received friends from 12:30-2 p.m. on Monday, prior to the funeral service.
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Boone Family Funeral Home of West Jefferson is in charge of these arrangements.