LAWRENCE, PA. — HYDE – Esther L. (Weaver), 91, Lawrence Park, Pa., passed away Wednesday, May 15, 2013, at Forestview Healthcare Center, Erie, where she had resided since August 2011. Born in Windber, daughter of the late Alonzo H. and Ida E. (Berkey) Weaver. Esther graduated from Windber High School in 1939. During World War II, she was employed as an operator at General Telephone Co., Somerset. On Dec. 21, 1946, she married the late Ernest R. Hyde of Manns Choice. They settled in the Erie area, where they remained during their 58-year marriage. Esther worked for General Electric Co., Erie, before becoming a full-time homemaker and mother. A longtime member of Lawrence Park United Methodist Church, she enjoyed church activities, gardening and sewing. In addition to her parents and husband, Esther was preceded in death by siblings, Emory, Elgin and Leland Weaver; Hope Carroll; and Hilda Shaffer, all of whom had resided in the Windber area, Zelda Morgart, resided in Somerset; and Herschel Weaver, resided in Arlington, Va. Survived by daughters, Carolyn (Gary) McCartney, Edinboro; and Barbara (James) Gray, Valdosta, Ga.; grandchildren, Zachary (Leah) McCartney, Erie; and Shannon (McCartney) Clark, New Castle; great-granddaughters, Annelise and Kylene Clark; sister-in-law, Betty Hyde, Harrisburg, Pa.; and many nieces and nephews, and their children. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday at Dusckas Funeral Home Inc., East, 2607 Buffalo Road, Erie. Further visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until the time of funeral service at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Berkey Church of the Brethren, Windber. Interment will follow at Dry Ridge Cemetery, Manns Choice. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial gifts be made to The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research at www.michaeljfox.org; March of Dimes at www.marchofdimes.com; or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital at www.stjude.org. To send condolences, visit www.dusckasfuneralhome.com.
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- District Deaths April 16, 2014
Delores E. Benito
BENITO – Delores E. “Honey,” 72, Johnstown, died April 11, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Phillip E. Cadwallader
CADWALLADER – Phillip E., 88, Portage, entered into new life April 11, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Joan Mary (DeBiase) DeLisa
DeLISA – Joan Mary (DeBiase), 72, Richland, passed away peacefully April 14, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
Daniel D. Emeigh
EMEIGH – Daniel D., 73, Northern Cambria, died April 12, 2014, at home.
LEEPER – Robert, 78, Johnstown, passed away April 13, 2014, at home.
Robert W. Stephens
STEPHENS – Robert W., 70, Johnstown, died April 13, 2014, at UPMC Shadyside Hospital.
Anna J. Treimer
TREIMER – Anna J., 80, Moxham, passed away April 13, 2014.
Richard T. Weimer Jr.
WEIMER – Richard “Rick” T. Jr., 69, New Florence, passed away Monday, April 14, 2014, at home.
YAROSH – Anna, 89, Portage, passed away April 14, 2014, at home.
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Roy Edgar Layman
LAYMAN – Roy Edgar, 98, Maple Winds/Autumn’s View, Portage, formerly of Palestine Road, Salix, passed peacefully to his reward on April 11, 2014.
Mary M. Ross
ROSS – Mrs. Mary M., 94, Church of the Brethren Home, formerly of Central City, went to be with the Lord April 12, 2014.
Ann H. Orris
ORRIS – Ann H., 72, Johnstown, died April 12, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Deovaux Holdsworth Jr.
HOLDSWORTH – Deovaux “Joe” Jr., 75, Homer City, passed away Thursday, April 10, 2014, at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown, from injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident.
Dean L. Fetzer
FETZER – Dean L., 91, Jackson Township, entered into a new life April 12, 2014, surrounded by his family.
Betty Louise (Stover) Westover
WESTOVER – Betty Louise (Stover), 85, Carrolltown, formerly of La Jose, died April 12, 2014, at Golden Living Center Haida, Hastings, with her children at her side.
Jeannette (Baker) Tavernini
TAVERNINI – Mrs. Jeannette (Baker), 75, Casselberry, Fla., formerly of Portage, entered into new life April 12, 2014, at home.
John J. Branas
BRANAS – John J., 67, Portage, passed away April 12, 2014, at Cambria Care Center.
Mary A. Liptak
LIPTAK – Mary A., 92, Johnstown, passed away April 13, 2014, at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center.
Gaynelle A. Ivory
IVORY – Gaynelle A., 73, Hastings, died April 12, 2014, at Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh.
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