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G. (Gertrude) Jane (Weaver) Wilson of Winter Haven, Florida, formerly of Johnstown and Windber, Pennsylvania, born March 4, 1924, passed from this earth on December 5, 2017, at 93 years and almost 9 months at her residence at Lake Howard Heights, an assisted-living facility. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Harold Ross Wilson (Barney); her parents, Carl Weaver and Gertrude Amelia Plack Weaver; her brothers, Clair Weaver and Dean Weaver; and a sister, Lois Weaver Morgart. She is survived by two sisters, Shirley Rogers of Johnstown, PA, and Maxine Berkebile of Punta Gorda, FL; two daughters, Barbara Wilson Smith of Winter Haven, FL, married to Rorry C. Smith, and Karen Wilson Bowser of Fort Lauderdale, FL, married to Lee H. Bowser; four grandchildren, Jason L. Bowser of Camp Hill, PA, married to Katie Snitger Bowser; Bryan C. Smith of State College, PA; Kari J. Bowser Croop of Champaign, IL, married to Andrew R. Croop; and Shanna L. Smith of Houston, TX; and five great-grandchildren Natalie Bowser; Nora, Connor, and Cameron Croop; and Brady Mace; and numerous nieces, nephews, and great nieces and great nephews. Nothing made her happier than talking about and being with her family. Jane was a graduate of Greater Johnstown High School and a member and former deaconess of Walnut Grove Church of the Brethren. She was also a gifted artist, a talented home cook, and an avid gardener. A memorial service will be held Spring 2018 in Johnstown, Pa. The time and place will be announced at a later date. A special thank you to the wonderful care Jane received from the employees of Lake Howard Heights and the employees of Compassionate Care Hospice who gave her 24-7 care until she passed quietly in her sleep. In lieu of flowers, donations should be sent to:Walnut Grove Church of the Brethren, 1068 Bedford Street Johnstown, PA 15902
Published on December 5, 2017
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