Fern Weist

Fern Weist

Monday, April 29th, 1929 Thursday, March 19th, 2020

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Obituary for Fern A. Weist (Manwiller)

Fern A. Weist, 90, of Ontelaunee Twp., passed away on Thursday, March 19, 2020 in her residence. She was the wife of LeRoy H. Weist, who died February 8, 2008.
Born in West Reading, she was the daughter of the late Earl and Annie (Conrad) Manwiller. She was a 1947 graduate of Muhlenberg High School. Fern first worked for Temple State Bank. She then worked for the Leesport Farmer's Market for over sixty years until 2018. Fern was a member of Salem (Belleman's) Church, Centre Twp. She enjoyed playing cards, going to the shore with her family, dining out and helping at the craft shows at the Leesport Farmer's Market.
Fern is survived by her children: Daniel W. "Woody" Weist, husband of Cindy L. (Miller) Weist, Ontelaunee Twp.; Diane W. (Weist), wife of Kenneth P. Leiby, Perry Twp.; and Carol A. "Cookie" (Weist), wife of George A. Eckert, Ontelaunee Twp.; seven grandchildren: Melissa, Jennifer, Heather, Andrew, Shaun, Christopher and Jamie; and eight great-grandchildren: Seth, Addison, Keagan, Jake, Bobby, Kendra, Brody and Lucas. She is also survived by a sister: Virginia Frisk, in Illinois. Fern was predeceased by a grandson: Jason; and four brothers: Robert, Charles, David and John Manwiller.
A memorial service for Fern will be announced at a later date. Memorial contributions may be sent to Leesport Lock House, 27 E. Wall Street, Leesport, PA 19533. Leibensperger Funeral Homes, Inc., Leesport is in charge of arrangements. For online condolences, please visit,

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Linda L Evans

We are sending are prayers and support. We are so sorry to hear about the loss of your mother.

Linda & Rich Evans
Comment | Posted at 06:05pm via Condolence

Maryann Wert

so sorry for your loss.
Russ and I had lots of good times with
your Mom and Dad.
Comment | Posted at 12:03pm via Condolence

Sue Eshelman

I am sorry for your loss. Every time I saw her she had a smile. My prayers are with you. Sue
Comment | Posted at 01:53pm via Condolence

Deborah Berger

Oh Fern, we had some fun times. You will be missed by many. My thoughts & prayers to Diane, Cookie & family.
Comment | Posted at 10:46am via Condolence

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