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Maxine Ruth (Gabrion) Weaver

Maxine Ruth (Gabrion) Weaver, 93, passed away on December 2, 2018 in Alma, MI.

She was born to Albert and Pearl Gabrion on June 28, 1925 in Ithaca, MI.   She was the second of their seven children. 

She is survived by her sisters, Bonnie McNeal of Belding, MI, and Vicki (and Andrew) Root of Crystal, MI; her sister-in- law Mary Gabrion of Ithaca, MI;  three of her children, Bradley (and Jan) Weaver of Grand Island, FL, Thomas (and Teresa) Weaver of Sanford, MI,  and Connie (and Les) Sowa of Peoria, AZ.  She is also survived by six grandchildren and ten great grandchildren.

Maxine was preceded by the love of her life and husband of over 50 years, Miles A. Weaver, and her eldest son Douglas A. Weaver.  Doug’s longtime partner, Marie Rutter of Belding, MI survived Maxine.     Also preceding Maxine were her parents; sister and brother-in- law, Wanda and Bob Evans;  her brother and sister-in-law, Marvin and Bobbie Gabrion ; her brother and sister-in- law, John and Dee Gabrion; her brother, Larry Gabrion ; and her brother-in-law Richard (Dick) McNeal.

Affectionately known as Gramma Max, she had deep love and devotion for her family.  Her sense of humor, smile and laughter were contagious.  Maxine was a strong woman with the kindest of hearts. She will be greatly missed.

Memorial services will be 11:30 a.m., Saturday, June 29, at the Barden Funeral Home in Ithaca, with Jo Jones officiating.  There will be a luncheon immediately following at the Ithaca Senior Activity Building.  Interment is in Hamilton Township Cemetery.

Reader Comments (5)

Many happy memories with you and your family growing up. Peace be with you, Aunt Maxine.
December 5, 2018 | Unregistered CommenterPatrick Gabrion
Very sad to hear of maxines passing she was a very sweet lady! she will be very saly missed!
December 5, 2018 | Unregistered Commenterbrian godley
So sorry for your loss. I always loved Aunt Maxine’s infectious laughter, it will forever stay with me.
December 8, 2018 | Unregistered CommenterMike @ Dianne Gabrion
So sad to hear of my dear cousin Maxine's passing. I will forever remember her kindness to me when I took a job in Midland at 19, and with a house full of kids she still found room for me to stay for several weeks. She was always so fun and easy to be around and I know she held a very special place in my Mother's heart as well. RIP Maxine.
December 12, 2018 | Unregistered CommenterLInda Peckens
I am deeply sorry for your family’s loss of Maxine. May you find comfort in your many precious memories and warmth in God’s promises to end this pain you are experiencing. It’s comforting to know that God understands our suffering and promises a future where we can be truly happy and be reunited with our dear loved ones. (Revelation 21:3,4 - Psalm 37:29) For now, we have the incredible gift of prayer which can provide the strength and hope needed to carry you through the difficult days ahead. I wish the very best for your family at this time, take care.
December 14, 2018 | Unregistered CommenterBabe Quintrall

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