Sharon B.E. Weaver

sharon weaver

April 8, 1942 ~ September 1, 2023

Born in: Chicago, Illinois
Resided in: Donnellson, Illinois

Sharon B.E. Weaver, 81, of Donnellson, passed away at 1:10 p.m. on Friday, September 1, 2023, at Montgomery Nursing and Rehabilitation in Taylor Springs.

Sharon was born April 8, 1942, in Chicago, the daughter of Raymond and Bertha Esther (Lawrence) Bagus.  She graduated from Jones Commercial High School in Chicago.  Sharon married Hoyt Eugene Weaver on May 16, 1964, in Chicago.  He preceded her in death on October 15, 1998.

Sharon graduated from Calumet College with her Bachelor’s Degree in Education.  She went on to teach computer science at Ivy Tech in Valparaiso, IN.  When she and Hoyt relocated to Central Illinois, she began teaching at Graham Correctional Center, where she would retire from after more than 10 years of service.  Sharon loved her job, and always treated the inmates with compassion and respect.  She was a longtime member of the Panama Methodist Church.  Sharon was also a talented quilter and loved sewing and scrapbooking.

She was also preceded in death by her parents.

Sharon is survived by her children, Sheryl (husband, Mark) Reynolds of Sorento, and Jeff Weaver of Springfield; grandchildren, Mark (wife, Errin) Reynolds, Jr., Matthew (wife, Laura) Reynolds, Jannel Wood, and Zachary (wife, Kaylee) Weaver; 8 great grandchildren; siblings, Jerome Bagus of Palatine, and Lillian (husband, Kenneth Skahn) Bagus of Aspers, PA; special nephew, Adam Bagus; and a great niece and a great nephew.

Visitation & Funeral Ceremony: The family will receive guests from 11:00-12:00 p.m. on Friday, September 8, 2023, at Perfetti-Assalley Funeral Home, 201 S. Main Street, Sorento, IL 62086.  The funeral ceremony will follow the visitation at 12:00 p.m. with Pastor Ray Snider officiating.

Interment will follow the ceremony at Sunnyside Cemetery in Sorento.

Memorial contributions may be made to: Disabled American Veterans, PO Box 14301, Cincinnati, OH 45250, or Salvation Army, 615 Slaters Lane, Alexandria, VA 22314.

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Visitation: September 8, 2023 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Perfetti-Assalley Funeral Home of Sorento
201 S. Main St.
Sorento, IL 62086

Funeral Ceremony: September 8, 2023 12:00 pm

Perfetti-Assalley Funeral Home of Sorento
201 S. Main St.
Sorento, IL 62086

Interment: September 8, 2023 1:00 pm

Sunnyside Cemetery
Cemetery Road
Sorento, IL 62086

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The family greatly appreciates donations made to these charities in Sharon B.E. Weaver 's name.

Disabled American Veterans

PO Box 14301




Salvation Army

615 Slaters Lane




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  1. Light a CandleSharon will always hold a special place in my heart. I worked with her at Graham and we shared many wonderful memories together! I know she was a believer, so I know she is rejoicing with her Lord today! My thoughts and prayers to her family and all who loved her.

  2. Light a CandleMom, welcomed me and my family from the first day I meant her. Her smile and since of humor made every gathering special. I will forever cherish her unconditional love. My condolences and prayers family. Shalom

  3. Light a CandleCondolences to her family. She will be greatly missed by many people. She was a wonderful light in a dark world who made others feel seen, heard, loved and blessed by her friendship. I was one of the lucky ones who got to know her and I treasure every conversation we had. She had a wisdom only age can bring and her honesty was her character. I will keep her in my heart and celebrate her life. May she watch over us all and know she was well loved.


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