Mabel V. Weller, 87

August 16, 2010
  • Mabel V. Weller

FEB. 27, 1923-AUG. 12, 2010

MERCERSBURG, Pa. - Mabel V. Weller, 87, of Mercersburg, Pa., passed away Thursday, Aug. 12, 2010, at Beebe Medical Center, Lewes, Del.

Born Feb. 27, 1923, in Cove Gap, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Raymond A. and Margaret D. Shives Weller.

Mabel and her late brother, Roy G. Weller, owned and operated the former Weller's Grocery of Cove Gap. In 1960, she became employed at Corning Glass Works of Greencastle, Pa., and retired after 23 1/2 years of service. Mabel enjoyed reading, traveling, crafts, and especially time with her great-granddaughters.

Her memberships included charter member of Buchanan Lioness Club, social member of American Legion No. 517 and VFW No. 6241, both of Mercersburg, and Mercersburg Historical Society.


Mabel attended Fort Loudon Senior Center, and was a Red Cross and American Cancer Society volunteer.

She attended Mount Tabor Brethren in Christ Church of Mercersburg.

Surviving are her son, R. Dennis Collins and his wife, Nancy, of Fort Myers, Fla.; her granddaughter, April Betts and her husband, Dean, of Lewes; two great-granddaughters, Maddie and Abby Betts of Lewes; and many cousins and special friends.

The last of her immediate family, she was preceded in death by her brothers, Roy G. Weller and J. Paul "Bud" Weller.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2010, at Mount Tabor Brethren in Christ Church with the Revs. Kevin Lay and Kenneth Pool officiating. Following the service, a reception will be held in the social room of the church. Following the reception, burial will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Union Cemetery, McConnellsburg, Pa.

Viewing hours will be from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Lininger-Fries Funeral Home Inc., Mercersburg, and one hour prior to the services Wednesday at the church.

Memorial contributions may be made to Mabel Weller Scholarship Fund at the Jammie Darrin Christian Academy, P.O. Box 402, Gilbert, WV 25621.

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