(Ash) Weber, 86, of Ephrata, PA and formerly of Reading, PA, passed away on
Saturday, August 10, 2019 at Ephrata Manor surrounded by her loving family.
She was born in
West Reading on February 8, 1933 to the late Phillip and Pauline Erma (Kline)
Ash. Phyllis was a 1950 Reading High School Graduate. She played violin and
viola in the High School Orchestra and enjoyed music all her life.
Phyllis was a
Registered Nurse. She graduated from Reading Hospital in 1953 and worked at
Memorial Hospital in Pottstown and Ephrata Community Hospital with children,
mothers and babies. Her career continued at Maple Farms followed by working
alongside several Family Practice Doctors in their offices. She retired in
1997, but continued to provide her nursing skills to friends and family.
She was a member
and sang in the choir at Bethany United Church of Christ, Ephrata.
Service in her
community was important to Phyllis. She was a Brownie and Girl Scout Leader and
a Cub Scout Den Leader. She helped with the Akron Lions Club and the Ephrata
Farm Show stand projects. She was active with the Quilt Group at Bethany and
Bridge Club. She loved to sew, knit, crochet, collect Depression glass, make
jewelry, play piano and write poems.
Phyllis was a
caregiver and loved her growing family and spending time with them. She enjoyed
travel, attending concerts and programs, celebrating Holidays, birthdays, and
In addition to
her parents, Phyllis was preceded in death by her loving husband of 60 years,
Fred R. Weber, and her brother, Dr. Rodney Ash.
She is survived
by two daughters: Patti Jo, wife of David Hibshman of Palmyra, PA, Peggy Anne,
wife of Donald Grabowski of Elizabethtown, PA; one son, Michael Fred Weber and
his wife Jane of Ephrata, PA; one sister-in-law, Ruth, wife of the late Dr. J.
Walter High; nine grandchildren: Eric Hibshman and his wife Amy, Jeff Hibshman
and his wife Jennie, Paul and his wife Gina, Steven and Ben Grabowski, Justin
Weber and his wife Heather, Christian and his wife Apoorva, Laura, and Meleny
Weber; and eight great-grandchildren: Morgan and Logan Hibshman, Coleson and
Kayla Hibshman, Miles, Lily, and Finn Weber, and Adelai Grabowski.