Alice WeaverName: Alice Weaver
Date of Death: September 27, 2013
Age at death: 88
Alice L. Weaver, 88, of Bradenton (formerly of Holmes Beach) passed away peacefully in her home on Sept. 27, 2013. Alice was born on Sept. 7, 1925 in NY, NY, to the late Charles B. and Else (Schmidt) Sherman. Alice was a graduate of the St. Vincent's School of Nursing in New York City. She served with the U.S. Navy during The Korean War as a Registered Nurse and gave up her officer's commission to marry her husband, an enlisted man at the time. Alice moved to Holmes Beach in March of 1960 from Kingston, NY. For the last eight years, she has been a resident of Bradenton. Alice was a 40-year member of the St. Bernard Catholic Church on Holmes Beach and most recently attended Ss. Peter & Paul the Apostles Catholic Church in Bradenton. Alice worked as a Public Health Nurse at Palmetto High School before moving to the Manatee County Health Department. After several years, she left the health department to work for Children's Medical Services in Sarasota where she retired after many years of dedicated service as the Director of Nursing with the responsibility for covering nine counties. Alice was predeceased by her husband Charles Atlas Weaver in November of 1992 and a brother Carl Sherman. She is survived by her loving children: Charles Michael Weaver of Bradenton; Sherman Scott (Susie) Weaver of Summerville, GA; Sara Lisbeth (Sergio) Valdivieso of Bradenton; James Francis (Kayzie) Weaver of Parrish and Timothy Griffin Weaver (Phil Gutis) of New Hope, PA, ten grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and many extended family members and friends.
A memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 A.M. on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013, at St. Bernard Catholic Church on Holmes Beach with committal to follow in the church memorial garden. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that contributions in her memory be made either to Maryknoll Lay Missioners, P.O. Box 307, Maryknoll, NY, 10545, or to TideWell Hospice, 3355 26th Street W., Bradenton, FL, 34205. Condolences for the family may be made online at www.shannonfuneralhomes.com.