Nancy R. Weis, 77, of 203 Dippold Ave. St. Marys, died Thursday, June 19, 2014 surrounded by her family and friends at Pinecrest Manor following a lengthy illness.
She was born July 30, 1936 in Niagara Falls, N.Y., the daughter of the late Grover and Christine Garvey Rodenbaugh.
She was a graduate of the Lewiston-Porter High School in Youngstown, N.Y. in 1954 and was a graduate of the Buffalo State College for Teachers in 1958. She was a retired teacher and had resided in St. Marys since 1961.
On July 29, 1961, in the St. Bernard's Church in Youngstown, N.Y., she married Donald T. Weis, who survives.
Nancy was a member of the Sacred Heart Church where she served as a Eucharistic Minister, was a teacher at South St. Marys Street Elementary School for 35 years, a member of PSEA and the NEA and the In Town Gardeners of St. Marys. She was an avid reader, was a Heavenly Duster at her church, enjoyed her luncheons and playing cards with her friends at the Village Peddler and spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Through her teaching she inspired many young children's lives. She enjoyed teaching everyday.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by four daughters, Karen Glatt and her husband Michael of Bridgeport, W.Va., twin daughters Laura Ehrensberger and her husband Richard of St. Marys and Lisa Weis of Panama City, Fla.; and Jane Rupprecht and her husband Ronald of St. Marys; a son, Donald R. Weis of St. Marys; seven grandchildren, Erica Glatt Paul and her husband Adam, Elissa Glatt, Rachel Ehrensberger, Madalyn Ehrensberger, Steven Weis and his wife Amber, Devin Weis and Jacob Weis; two great-grandchildren, Beau Weis and Michaela Paul; a brother-in-law, John F. (Jack) Weis and his wife Kathleen of Wildwood, N.J., and by nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by three sisters, Marie Hutchinson, Madalyn Thompson and Marjorie Miles, and by a brother, Grover J. Rodenbaugh. She was the last member of her immediate family.
A Mass of Christian Burial for Nancy R. Weis will be celebrated in the Sacred Heart Church on Monday, June 23, 2014 at 10 a.m. with the Rev. Eric Vogt, OSB, pastor, officiating. Burial will follow in the St. Mary's Cemetery.
Visitation is at the Lynch-Radkowski Funeral Home on Sunday from 5-8 p.m.
Memorials, if desired, may be made to the St. Marys Library, 127 Center St., St. Marys, Pa. 15857; the Sacred Heart Church, 337 Center St., St. Marys; or to Pinecrest Manor, 763 Johnsonburg Rd., St. Marys, Pa.
Online condolences may be offered at www.lynch-radkowski.com.