She was the wife of David M. Weaver with whom she would have celebrated 70 years of marriage in March.
Esther was a 1945 graduate of Lancaster General Hospital School of Nursing as registered nurse. She worked as a nurse at the Children’s Hospital in Elizabethtown, and also worked as a private duty nurse.
Esther continued to use her nursing skills in her community by providing allergy shots and general care to her neighbors. She also worked part time at a local nursing home. Her nursing skills came to good use when her husband lost his arm in 1965 in a farming accident.
They moved to Tioga County in the fall of 1957 to help with a mission church in Morris Run. They were members of Canton Mennonite Church, Canton. In 2008, they retired to Landis Homes Retirement Community, Lititz, PA.
A memorial service was held from the West Bethany Chapel of Landis Homes, Lititz, PA, Feb. 6. The family will visit with friends following the service. Private interment will be at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Landis Homes Caring Fund.