2010-08-19 / Obituaries

Mabel V. Weller

Mercersburg, 87

Mabel V. Weller, 87, Mercersburg, died Thursday, August 12, 2010, in Beebe Medical Center, Lewes, Del.

Born February 27, 1923, in Cove Gap, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Raymond A. and Margaret D. Shives Weller.

Her and her late brother, Roy G. Weller, owned and operated the former Weller’s Grocery of Cove Gap. In 1960 she became employed at Corning Glass Works of Greencastle nd retired after 23 and 1/2 years of service. She enjoyed reading, traveling, crafts and especially time with her great-granddaughters.

Her memberships included charter member of Buchanan Lioness Club, social member of American Legion #517 and VFW #6241, both of Mercersburg and Mercersburg Historical Society.

She attended Fort Loudon Senior Center and was a Red Cross and American Cancer Society volunteer.

She attended Mt. Tabor Brethren in Christ Church, Mercersburg.

Surviving are her son, R. Dennis Collins and his wife Nancy, Fort Myers, Fla.; her granddaughter, April Betts and her husband Dean, Lewes, Del.; two great-granddaughters: Maddie and Abby Betts, Lewes; and many cousins and special friends.

The last of her immediate family she was preceded in death by her brothers: Roy G. Weller and J. Paul “Bud” Weller.

Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, August 18, at Mt. Tabor Brethren In Christ Church. Revs. Kevin Lay and Kenneth Pool officiated. Burial was in Union Cemetery.

Lininger-Fries Funeral Home Inc., Mercersburg, was in charge of arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Mabel Weller Scholarship Fund at the Jammie Darrin Christian Academy, PO Box 402, Gilbert, WV 25621.

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