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Obituary of Valerie Weaver


Valerie June Weaver of State College died on July 28, 2018 at Mount Nittany Medical Center. She was born March 18, 1929 in Howard, PA. She was the daughter of the late Myra Butler Dullen and Francis B. Dullen.

In 1950, she married Jack A. Weaver who preceded her in death. Surviving are five daughters; Patricia Hassinger and her husband Jim of Wexford, PA, Margaret Weaver and her husband David Engelking of Richfield, MN, Barbara Weaver of Boalsburg, Jane Weaver and her husband Lee Showers of Millheim, and Jacqueline Salyer and her husband George of Lewisville, TX. Also surviving are three grandsons, Anthony, Jacob and Sean Foy of Minnesota; a brother, Philip Dullen and his wife Linda of Harrisburg; a sister, Elaine Yahn of Lock Haven; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by sisters, Sally Weber, Catherine Meyers, and Erma Beck; a brother, Stanley Dullen; and infant sister, Lorraine.

Valerie graduated from Bellefonte High School in 1946. She was a telephone operator for the Bell Telephone Company in State College. A beloved caregiver, she was also an amazing artist, cook, and baker. Her pies were phenomenal! She was an avid reader and sports fan, and enjoyed spending time with her husband which included impromptu spins around the living room “dance floor.”

Friends will be received on Thursday, August 2, 2018 from 5-6pm at Wetzler Funeral Service, Inc. at 206 N. Spring Street, Bellefonte. A memorial service will immediately follow at the funeral home at 6pm with Rev. Donald Crane officiating. Burial will be private at the convenience of the family.

Memorial contributions may be made in Valerie’s memory to Meals on Wheels at 205 S. Garner Street, State College, PA 16801 or the State College Food Bank at 1321 S. Atherton Street, State College, PA 16801.

Name of Deceased

Valerie Weaver

Date of Death


Date of Birth


Funeral Home

Wetzler Funeral Home

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