Mildred L. “Mid” Webber

MIFFLINTOWN – Mildred L. “Mid” Webber, 84, of Lewistown, died at 6:45 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014, at Brookline Manor in Mifflintown.

Born on Sept. 22, 1929, in Lewistown, she was a daughter of the late Emerson G. and Mae S. (Pennebaker) Mowery.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by: her husband, R. Richard “Dick” Webber, on Jan. 3, 2000; two brothers, Emerson B. “Bud” Mowery and Lewis E. Mowery; and two grandsons, Christopher S. Burke and Timothy G. Burke Jr.

Mid is survived by: her children, Stephen C. Burke and wife, Dorothy, Timothy G. Burke and wife, Karen, and Paula S. Getz and husband, Dennis, all of Lewistown; grandchildren, Geoffrey A. Burke and wife, Kathleen, Sarah E. Seitz and husband, Daniel, and Rebecca A. Saville and husband, Robert; stepgrandson, Cory Reigle and wife, Jennifer; nine great-grandchildren; and two stepgreat-grandchildren.

She was a 1947 graduate of Lewistown High School.

Early in life she was employed at the American Viscose Corporation, Arrow Shirt Factory, and lastly, was a manager at The Hello Shop.

Mid was a member of St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church and Lewistown Chapter #283 Order of the Eastern Star.

A funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014, at Heller-Hoenstine Funeral Homes Inc., Woodlawn, 200 N. Main St., Lewistown, with the Rev. Gary Roth officiating.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 5, at the funeral home.

Interment will take place in Juniata Memorial Park.

Memorial contributions in Mildred’s name may be made to St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 120 N. Main St., Lewistown, PA 17044.

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