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Emmett David House

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House, Emmett David
Emmett David House of Phoenix, AZ died peacefully at Hospice of the Valley on April 12, 2016 in Glendale, AZ at the age of 70. Emmett is survived by his wife, Sandra; daughter, Sarah House LeMaster of Phoenix, AZ; son, David House of Phoenix, AZ; son, Adam House and daughter-in-law Tess (De Blieck) House of Mesa, AZ; grandsons, Christopher and Andrew LeMaster of Phoenix, AZ; granddaughter, Lana Rose House of Mesa, AZ; and brother Mark House of Phoenix, AZ. He is preceded in death by his parents Bernie Emmett House of Payson, AZ and mother June Levere (Thomas) House of Phoenix, AZ; and grandparents, Washington L. Hudson and Harriet Ann (Walters) Hudson of Phoenix, AZ. Emmett was born on July 21, 1945 in Philadelphia, PA. He graduated from Heidelberg College in Tiffin, OH in 1971 with a degree in Economics. He was a member of the Alpha Phi Tau fraternity. He married Sandra in 1976. They divorced in 1990, and remarried in 2016. Emmett helped his father build the family business, Acme Plastics Products, which was started in Pennsylvania in 1943. They moved the business from Doylestown, PA to Phoenix, AZ in 1973. Emmett continued to run the business after his father's death in 1997. Emmett's children remember him as a kind and patient father who encouraged them to pursue their goals. His grandsons will always remember their "Papa" helping them with their Pinewood Derby cars and encouraging their involvement in Cub Scouts. He was a generous individual who loved photography, history, astronomy, and visiting Indian ruins. He will be missed by his family and many friends. A private graveside service was held at Resthaven Park Cemetery in Glendale, AZ on April 18, 2016. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Halo Animal Rescue at 2500 South 27th Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85009.
Published in The Arizona Republic on Apr. 24, 2016
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