Charlene "Weenie" Weaver, 82, of Defiance, passed away on Monday, January 27, 2020 at Kingsbury Place in Defiance, Ohio.
Weenie was born on April 10, 1937 in Defiance, Ohio to Robert I. and Ruth Julia (Parker) Kroeckel, who preceded her in death. She married Eugene "Pork" Weaver on September 6, 1958, who survives.
Weenie worked at Chief Supermarket for 37 years, before retiring in 1997. She began volunteering at Promedica Defiance Hospital continuing to spread joy to others with the twinkle in her eye and a smile on her face. She loved her family fiercely and enjoyed nothing more than spending time with them. She also had a great love for all animals, enjoyed being with her many friends, reading, doing crossword puzzles, and spending time in her yard.
In addition to her husband, Weenie is survived by her children; Thomas (Laurie) Weaver of Defiance, Julie (Kurt) Gaskell of Valparaiso, IN, and Sally (Matt) Mattocks of Virginia Beach, VA, her precious grandchildren; Leisha, Kacey, Tyler, Jason, Joshua, Philip, and Erika, and her darling great-grandchildren; Piper, Prynn, Katelynn, Lyanna, Easton, Mason, Brantley, and Cash. She is also survived by one sister, Patricia Mayer.
Also, preceding her in death besides her parents was her brother, Robert "Bud" Kroeckel.
Visitation will be held from 2-8 pm on Friday, January 31, 2020 at Schaffer Funeral Home, 529 Jefferson Avenue in Defiance. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 am on Saturday, February 1, 2020 at St. John's Catholic Church in Defiance, with Fr. Eric Mueller, officiating. Burial will follow at Riverside Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Ft. Defiance Humane Society, Kingsbury Place, or Elara Caring Hospice.
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