Emily Claire Drew (1920 - 2014)

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Emily Claire Drew, 94, of
Golden, Colorado, passed
away on March 13, 2014.
Emily was born on February
2, 1920 in the Germantown
area of Philadelphia,
Pennsylvania. Emily was
the daughter of William G.
(Billy) and Emily S. Drew
also of Golden.
Emily survived her Sister,
Dorothy King (nee Drew)
and brothers William and
John Drew. Emily also
survived her niece Janice
Roman (nee Drew). She
is survived by 13 of her 14
nephews and nieces including
Truman D. King Jr. of
Lone Tree, CO; Nelson D.
King of Arvada,CO; Norman
D. King of Clinton,
MO; Brian A. King of La
Feria, TX; John R. Drew of
Deale, MD; Brenda J. Kiker
(nee Drew) of Bel Alton,
MD; Lawrence D. Drew of
Jacksonville, FL; Robert
W. Drew of Barstow, CA;
Valerie L. Trefry (nee Drew)
of Waldorf, MD; James W.
Drew of Parachute, CO;
Marilyn M. McKeon of
Parachute, CO; William G.
Drew of Locust Grove, VA;
and Susan E. Funderberg
(nee Drew) of Front Royal,
VA. Emily is also survived
by her sister-in-law Marilyn
Joyce Drew of Waldorf,
MD, as well as 38 great and
many great-great nieces
and nephews.
Emily's family moved
from Philadelphia to
Washington D.C. in the
1930's. During World War
II, Emily served as a WAVE
in the United States Navy
Hospital Corps. After the
war, she continued working
for the Navy as a civilian.
Following her work with
the Navy, she transferred to
the U.S. D.E.A from which
she retired after 33 years of
service.
Emily and her parents
moved to Golden in 1969.
Emily was an active
contributor to the Masonic
Order of the Eastern Star
for many years, serving as
Worthy Matron for both her
Electa Chapter in Washington
D.C. and the Mt.
Zion Chapter in Golden,
Colorado.
She will be remembered
as a loving and generous
Aunt, and a fun loving loyal
friend.
Memorial arrangements
are being made with
Olinger Woods Chapel in
Golden and will be announced
at a later date.
Published in Colorado Community Newspapers from Apr. 10 to May 9, 2014
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