Gertrude M. Weaver, 88, formerly of Bradford, Buffalo Street Extension, Jamestown and Falconer went home to be with the Lord Saturday (May 17, 2014) in the Lutheran Home and Rehabilitation Center.
An area resident most of her life she was born March 17, 1926 in Bradford, Pa., the daughter of the late Samuel and Grace Hardy Campbell.
Gertrude attended Bradford High School and in earlier years was employed by various restaurants and later by Lutheran Social Services retiring in 1992.
She was a member of the former Buffalo St. United Methodist Church. Gertrude faithfully used her trial of Alzheimer's to demonstrate her faith in Jesus Christ and all that knew her. "I have fought the good fight. I have finished the race now. I will now receive my rewards by joining the Lord in his Kingdom of Peace."
Surviving are two sons: Kenneth H. (Candy) Weaver Jr. of Delaware, James (Linda) Weaver of Jamestown; four grandchildren: Christina (Jim) Inger-son of Lander, Pa., Thomas (Kelly) Weaver of Delaware, Kimberly (Jamie) Miraglia of Jamestown and Joseph (Michelle) Battaglia of Jamestown; five great grandchildren: Amanda and Nicholas Miraglia both of Jamestown, Broderick Weaver, Ezekial (Krista) Wing and Kelsey Jansen all of Delaware.
She was preceded in death by her husband Kenneth H. Weaver Sr. whom she married April 14, 1945 in Bradford, who died May 11, 1992; three brothers: Samuel Campbell III, Russell Campbell, Gerald Campbell and a sister Dorothy Passmore.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Monday in the Falconer Funeral Home. The Rev. Daniel S. Rumfelt, chaplain of Lutheran Home and Rehabilitation Center, will officiate. Burial will be in Pine Hill Cemetery.
Friends will be received by the family one hour prior to the funeral service Monday in the funeral home.
Memorials may be donated to the American Cancer Society, Western Regional Office, 101 John James Audubon Parkway, Amherst, NY 14228-1198 or to the Alzheimer's Association Of WNY, 2805 Wehrle Drive, Suite 6, Williamsville, NY 14221-7380.
Visit our website at www.falconerfuneralhome.net to light a candle in remembrance.