Donna Jean Weaver, 82, of White Rock Acres (Boiling Springs), passed away peacefully on Thursday, November 4th at Messiah Lifeways, Mechanicsburg. Loving wife, mother, sister and friend, Donna was born into a family with numerous brothers and sisters to Sabina Catherine Schirf Morris and Sylvia Henry Morris in Nicktown, PA in 1939 and raised on the family farm there. After graduating high school, she followed two of her sisters to Harrisburg, PA looking for work, where she caught the eye of a young US Marine, named Parvin Weaver. The two would embark on what would be a 52-year marriage which produced two loving daughters and thousands of happy memories.
Donna’s career saw her enjoy 20+ years as the Office Manager at local Bethany Towers close to home in Mechanicsburg. Her affinity for animals of all kinds was unsurpassed but she had a special love for horses and dogs, having bred, raised, and trained multiple during her union with Parvin. She was also known for her passion for playing bridge.
In retirement, she loved occasionally traveling back to the Ebensburg, (and Nicktown) PA area, as well as Cleveland, OH to visit her surviving brothers, sisters, and family.
She is survived by her husband, Parvin Weaver of Mechanicsburg, her daughter Cheryl Weaver of Frederick, MD and daughter Julia Anne Hurd and husband, Jay of York, PA. Donna is also survived by brothers and sisters that include: sister Hilda Nissel of New Cumberland, brothers Herman Morris and Ronald Morris and sister Betty Kirsch all from Cleveland, OH, brothers Steve Dillon and Robert Dillon of Nicktown, PA, and sister Joanne Gaston of Colver, PA, as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
She is predeceased by sisters Shirley Fry (Mechanicsburg) and Leona Wirfel (New Germany, PA).
Services will be held at Sullivan Funeral Home at 51 N. Enola Drive, Enola PA, 17025 on Monday, November 15th, 2021, at 12:00 noon. Visitation will be at the funeral home from 11:00am – 12:00pm. Internment will be at Ft. Indiantown Gap National Cemetery on Tuesday, November 16th. For those interested in attending the internment on Tuesday morning, the procession will leave the funeral home at 8:30am to travel to Ft. Indiantown Gap.
The Sullivan Funeral Home is honored to serve the Weaver family.