Frederick W. Beaver, 81, of Lebanon, passed away on Sunday, Nov. 28, 2021, at home. He was the husband of Diana L. (Leiss) Beaver, to whom he was married for 55 years.

Born in Lebanon, PA on Sept. 26, 1940, he was a son of the late Daniel and Miriam (Auman) Beaver. Frederick was a 1958 graduate of Lebanon High School. He was a United States Army veteran and served as a chaplain’s assistant during his time. He retired from HERCO after 25 years of service, and also worked as a driver for Royer’s Flowers and Gifts for many years. He served as the treasurer for Bethany United Methodist Church for 30 years and for Zion United Methodist Church of Iona for two years. Frederick was an avid reader and history buff and enjoyed volunteering at the Lebanon Community Library.

In addition to his wife, Diana, he is survived by two children, Douglas J. Beaver, and his fiancée, Annette M. Pettis, and Craig A. Beaver, and his wife, Heather; three grandchildren, Ivy, Mara, and Layla; two brothers, Larry Beaver and Donald Beaver, husband of Deborah; two sisters, Emma Litz and Madaline Hockenberry; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his twin brother, James Beaver, and a sister, Vivian Lowe.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 7 at Thompson Funeral Home, Inc., 126 S. 9th St., Lebanon. Interment will follow at Iona Methodist Church Cemetery. A viewing will be held prior to the service from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Frederick’s name may be made to the Lebanon Community Library, 125 N. 7th St., Lebanon, PA 17046, or Zion United Methodist Church of Iona, 1920 S. 5th Ave., Lebanon, PA 17042. Please share your memories with the family at our online guest book at