David T Zweier

December 18, 1928 ~ May 31, 2023 (age 94) 94 Years Old



David T. Zweier, Sr., 94 passed away Wednesday, May 31, 2023 at Nottingham Village.

He was born December 18, 1928 in Sunbury a son of the late Theodore W. and Hannah (Wilt) Zweier.  On October 27, 1949 he married the former Dolores I. "Sis" Rodkey who preceded him in death on September 23, 2007.

Dave was a1946 graduate of Sunbury High School and later graduated from the Eckels College of Mortuary Science in Philadelphia.

Mr. Zweier's career began at the Dornsife Funeral Home in Sunbury. He later partnered in the business, then known as the Dornsife-Zweier Funeral Home. He eventually owned and operated the business, for many years, as the David T. Zweier Funeral Home until selling to and working with his son, David T. Zweier, Jr.

Dave was a member of Otterbein United Methodist Church, Sunbury.

He was a member and past master of the Free & Accepted Masons Lodge #22 of Sunbury.  As a Ham Radio Operator Dave belonged to the "Knuckleheads" of Sunbury.

He had a great talent and interest in building electrical components such as his own radios and even the funeral home organ.  Dave and Sis enjoyed spending their winters in Melbourne Beach, FL.  

He could often be found riding his motorcycle and enjoyed staying active by running.

Mr. Zweier is survived by; his son, David T. Zweier, Jr., daughter and son-in-law, Vicki L and Steve A. Thomas, grandchildren, Heather(Dan) Koontz, Angela(Drew) Fatool, Lynnsey(Kyle) Renn, great-grandchildren, Nicholas and Emma Koontz, Luke and Lily Fatool and Raylan Renn all of Sunbury.

In addition to his parents and wife of 57 years, he was preceded in death by his daughter-in-law, Deborah L. Zweier.

Friends and family may call from 6:00pm to 9:00pm on Friday, June 2, 2023 at the Zweier Funeral Home, 157 Chestnut Street, Sunbury and again from 10:00am to 11:00am on Saturday followed by funeral services at 11:00am with Rev. Kurt P. Francis officiating.

Burial will be in Pomfret Manor Cemetery, Sunbury.

Contributions in Dave's memory may be made to Otterbein United Methodist Church, 356 Vine Street, Sunbury, PA 17801 or to First Reformed United Church of Christ, 160 Chestnut Street, Sunbury, PA 17801.

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Funeral Service
June 2, 2023

11:00 AM
Chestnut Street, PA, Sunbury

June 2, 2023

6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Chestnut Street, PA, Sunbury


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