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 Elsie K. Rider Weaver, 93, formerly of Middletown, entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, March 3, at Longwood Manor, Maytown.

 

 She was born on September 27, 1921 in Londonderry Township and was the daughter of the late William M. and Margaret B. King Rider.

 

 Elsie was a member of Word of Life Chapel, Bainbridge and its Senior Adult Fellowship Group. She served as a former Judge of Elections for Londonderry Township with over 30 years of dedicated service. She enjoyed many trips with her husband Dale to their cabin in Sullivan County. Elsie also loved gardening, canning, cooking, sewing, reading, music, playing Scrabble and crossword puzzles, as well as spending time with her loving family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

 

 Elsie is survived by her loving husband of 70 years, Dale E. Weaver of Maytown; a son Ronald E. and wife Clarissa Weaver of Tucson, Ariz.; daughters Connie M. Long and husband Charles of York, and Bonnie K. Valentine and husband Forrest of Middletown; brother Paul K. Rider and wife Mildred of Hummelstown; sister Evelyn K. Hershey of Middletown; 10 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.

 

 A Tribute to her life: Thursday, March 12, at 11 a.m. at Word of Life Chapel, 139 Wickersham Road, Bainbridge, with Pastors Mark Habecker and Donald C. Wagner officiating.  

 

 There will be a private viewing for family from 10 a.m. until the time of the service at the church.

 

 Burial will be at Hillsdale Cemetery, Middletown.

 

 The family has entrusted the care to the Matinchek and Daughter Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., Middletown, to handle the arrangements.

 

 In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Compassionate Care Hospice, 1513 Cedar Cliff Drive, Suite 100, Camp Hill, PA 17011.

 

 Online condolences can be sent to www.matinchekanddaughterfuneralhome.com.