Stella "Peg" Mae Weaver

Stella "Peg" Mae Weaver, 87, of Ontario, passed away early Wednesday, November 4, 2020, at her home where her family was honored to care for her just as she had lovingly cared for them throughout their lives. She was born August 13, 1933, in Lancaster, Ohio, to the late Alvin and Mary (Price) Withem.

She was a graduate of Bucyrus High School and a domestic engineer her entire life. Peg's family was most important to her and she leaves a beautiful legacy. A giving, caring, selfless woman with a pure soul, she loved everyone and enjoyed taking care of others. She enjoyed spoiling her family and reminiscing. Peg was everyone's cheerleader and set a great example for everyone to follow.

Peg loved to dance and enjoyed dancing to Big Band music with her husband, Martin, for many years.She enjoyed going to church and was a long-time member of St. Peter's Catholic Church. She spent over 60 wonderful years on Fulwell Drive in Ontario. Reading and watching the wild birds were favorite pastimes. She loved her house pets like her children.

She is survived by four children, Peggy (Paul) Barker, Mary (Mark) Barker, John (Cami) Weaver and Cathleen (Kenneth) Hubbard; nine grandchildren, David (Makala) Weaver, Brandi (Stevan) Leonard, Jessica Weaver, Tyler (Stephanie) Mitchell, Joseph (Jennifer) Weaver, Jaime (Jimmy) Sexton, Travis Pickering, Clayton Weaver and Hannah Rox; twenty-four great-grandchildren, Morgan, Dylan, Molly, Jax, Julian, Addi, J.R., Hailey, Aiden, Emma, Preston, Kady, Kam Karter, Evelyn, Olivia, Cora Mae, Lily, one on the way, Aniston, Mason, Saylor, Madi, Chase and Gracie; a nephew, Lonnie Withem; and a niece, Jennifer (Matthew) Gillespie. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Martin Weaver; granddaughter, Nicole Simmering; brother, Melvin "Butch" Withem; and an aunt, June Price.

The family will receive friends from 10:00-11:00 a.m. Saturday, November 7, 2020, at the Ontario Home of Wappner Funeral Directors, 100 S. Lexington-Springmill Road. A funeral service will follow at 11:00 a.m. She will be laid to rest in Mansfield Memorial Park beside her husband. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

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