Harold C. Weaver, age 86, of Fairview, passed away on May 7, 2012, at Pleasant Ridge Manor West.Â
He was born in Williamsport on May 13, 1925, the son of the late Charles and Laura Barner Weaver.
Harold was proud to have served in the United States Navy during World War II as a Third Class Signalman.Â On D-Day he was on LCI, #499 transporting troops to Sword Beach.Â He received the American and European Theatre Awards, the Medal of the Jubilee of Liberty and good conduct awards.Â
Harold was a self-employed barber in Fairview for 50 years and, along with his wife, owned Fairview Pizza Shop for 27 years.Â He was the oldest member of American Legion Post 742 and was also a member VFW, Sampsonâ€™s Navy Vets and East Erie Turners.Â Harold served on the Fairview School Board for 12 years.
The joy of Haroldâ€™s life was his family.Â He is survived by his loving wife of 65 years, Laurinda Ranf Weaver; daughters Sheila Hilbert and her husband Phil of Millcreek, Susan Roach and her husband David of Venango; and a son, Charles Weaver and his wife Louise of Fairview.Â
He is also survived by a sister, Delores Greville; six grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; one step-great grandchild; and several nieces and nephews.
Harold was preceded in death by his parents and two sisters, Louise Smith and Faye Sagans, and also a great grandson, George Nicewonger IV.
The family would like to thank the Pleasant Ridge Manor West staff and Lakeland Area Hospice for their care and compassion for Harold and his family.
As Harold requested, there will be no calling hours.Â Private funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Burton Funeral Home, 525 Main Street East in Girard.Â Memorials may be made to the charity of oneâ€™s choice.Â You may send condolences at www.Burtonfuneralhome.com.