Margarete E. Weimann

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Margarete E. Weimann

1928 - 2018

ACTON - Margarete E. Weimann, 90, affectionately known as "Mama" or "Oma," passed away peacefully on Dec. 2, 2018, at the Dover Center for Health and Rehab in Dover, N.H.

She was born in Gisselberg, Germany, on March 5, 1928, the daughter of Jost and Elisabeth Lower and was a young girl when Hitler's army invaded her country. She lost her father at a very young age and two of her brothers during the War. Though life proved to be a challenge, Margarete found love and happiness when she met and married Kurt Weimann. In 1954 they came to America and settled in Marlborough, N.H., and in their later years settled in Maine.

Margarete enjoyed knitting, cooking and baking. She enjoyed helping her son-in-law in his in home bakery, helping to package cookies and labeling them. Another past time she enjoyed was word search puzzles.

One year she treated her three granddaughters to a trip to Germany, sharing with them some places of her childhood memories, and made some new ones. It was thoroughly enjoyed by all.

In July of 2018 she moved into Maple Suites Retirement home in Dover, N.H. and loved her studio apartment there. The staff treated her with respect and kindness which made her stay an enjoyable one.

Margarete was a faithful servant of Jehovah's Witnesses most of her life, first in Keene, N.H., then Brattleboro, Vt., a short spell in Florida, then in Springvale, and then lastly in Dover/Rochester, N.H. She was loved by all.

Margarete is survived by her two daughters, Anita Lavertu and husband, Darcy of Acton, and Vene Lavertu and husband, Dana of Acton; three granddaughters, Ericka Shaw and husband, John of Lowell, Mass., Anna-Lynn Pelotte and husband, Jason of East Rochester, N.H., Nichole Pearson and husband, Jason of Albion; and one grandson, Dana Lavertu, Jr. and wife, Kaitlyn of Shapleigh; and three great-granddaughters, Kaemi Lavertu, Kaebri Lavertu, and Remy Pelotte.

A Memorial service will be held Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018, at 12:30 p.m. at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, 22 Shaw Road, Sanford, with elder Daniel Fielders officiating. To leave a message of condolence for the family, please visit www.autumngreenfuneralhome.com. The Autumn Green Funeral Home is respectfully handling arrangements.

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Autumn Green Funeral Home
47 Oak Street
Alfred, ME 04002
(207) 459-7110
Published in Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram on Dec. 5, 2018
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