Emilya Westley, 93, of Dallas passed away Monday, April 15, 2013, at Kingston Commons, Kingston.
She was a daughter of the late Emil and Mary Rykasczewska Skiba. She attended school in Brooklyn.
Emilya moved to the Back Mountain area in 1989.
Emilya was preceded in death by her husband, William Robert Westley, in 1959; son, William Westley Jr.; brother, John Skiba; sister, Helen Spies; and granddaughter, Janet Westley-Shirey.
Surviving are her daughters, Carol Westley and her companion, Joan Ward, Selinsgrove; and Joan and her husband, Jack Corso, Harrison, N.Y.; grandchildren, Susan and her husband, Jamie Wright, Dallas; Jennifer Corso and Joanna Corso; great-grandchildren, Jamie, Melissa and Jessica Wright and Lara Shirey; and sisters, Wanda Westley, Lillian Clark and Frances Depallo.
Emilya was an avid fan of the New York Mets and also a Chuck Norris, "Walker, Texas Ranger" fan.
She devoted her life to her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. A day didn't go by where she didn't make someone laugh.
Funeral services will be held privately at the convenience of the family.
Arrangements are under the direction of Richard H. Disque Funeral Home Inc., 2940 Memorial Highway, Dallas.
Published in Citizens' Voice on Apr. 18, 2013