Obituaries – 10-02-2013

Alice L. Weaver

Alice L. Weaver, 88, of Bradenton and formerly of Holmes Beach, died Sept. 27. She was born Sept. 7, 1925, in New York City to the late Charles B. and Else (Schmidt) Sherman.

She 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.

Mrs. Weaver moved to Holmes Beach in 1960 from Kingston, N.Y. She was a 40-year member of St. Bernard Catholic Church, Holmes Beach, and most recently attended Ss. Peter & Paul the Apostles Catholic Church, Bradenton.

She worked as a nurse at Palmetto High School, the Manatee County Health Department, and later at Children’s Medical Services in Sarasota where she retired as the director of nursing for nine counties.

Mrs. Weaver is survived by her children: Charles Michael of Bradenton, Sherman Scott and wife Susie of Summerville, Ga., Sara Lisbeth and husband Sergio Valdivieso of Bradenton, James Francis and wife Kayzie of Parrish, and Timothy Griffin and Phil Gutis of New Hope, Pa.; 10 grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and many extended family members and friends.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, at St. Bernard Catholic Church, 248 S. Harbor Drive, Holmes Beach with committal to follow in the church memorial garden. Condolences may be made online at

Memorial donations may be made either to Maryknoll Lay Missioners, P.O. Box 307, Maryknoll NY 10545, or to TideWell Hospice, 3355 26th St. W., Bradenton FL 34205.

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