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Elizabeth J. "Bette" (Weissert) Sarver

September 23, 1922 ~ August 24, 2019 (age 96)


Elizabeth J. “Bette” Sarver, age 96, of Zelienople, formerly of New Castle, passed away on Saturday evening, August 24, 2019 at Passavant Retirement Community.

Born in Mars, PA on September 23, 1922, she was the daughter of the late Wilson J. and Sarah Jane Patterson Weissert.

A homemaker, Bette was a member of the Harbor U. P. Church, where she played the piano, and later Wesley Methodist Church in New Castle.

Surviving are children, Larry W. Sarver (Helen) of Hilliard, Ohio, Shirley Mitolo (Patsy) of Chesapeake, VA., Christine Scungio (Jerry Williams) of Livingston, TX., Deborah Cotnoir (Robert) of Belmont, N.H., and Douglas Sarver (Tina) of Kansas City, MO., a sister, Laura Rosebaugh of North Carolina, 14 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren and 3 great-great grandchildren. Also nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 68 years, Ray W. Sarver, who she married on June 23, 1939 and who died on October 26, 2007, by a daughter Betsy Tomeo and her husband, Dominic, an infant son, and her brothers, Wilson, Charles and Paul Weissert and her sister, Mary Nicholson.

Friends will be received at the McDonald-Aeberli Funeral Home, Inc., 238 Crowe Ave. Mars, PA on Wednesday from 2-4 PM. Services will follow at 4:00 PM. Burial will be in Mars Cemetery, Adams Twp.  Memorials may be made to Passavant Retirement Community, 105 Burgess Dr. Zelienople, PA 16063. Directions and condolences are available at

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