Everett ‘Pat’ Emmick LOXAHATCHEE, FLORIDA-Everett ‘Pat’ Emmick, 64, died peacefully on July 29 2014 after a long battle with cancer. Pat was born in Kingston, N.Y. on Sept. 12, 1950. A son of Kathleen Emmick of Colorado, and the late Everett J. Emmick. He worked for Fabbie Brothers Gas Station for five years until he joined The United States Army in 1968 and served until 1971 during The Vietnam War where he received numerous medals including The National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal, Vietnam service medal, Bronze star, and rifle sharpshooter badge. Pat was a disabled Vietnam Veteran and after his service he moved to Florida, and went to work for Kelly Tractor moving construction equipment for ten years. He then worked at The West Palm Beach VA Hospital driving a tractor trailer and retired after 20 years. Pat was a member of The Fraternal Order of Eagles #4018, American Legion Post #47, and Life member of VFW post 3588. Pat is survived by his mother Kathleen Emmick, sister, Elizabeth (Don) Wolf, nephew Dr. David (Crystal) Wolf, niece, Christen (Dave) Wolf-Flynn, great-niece, Lydia Wolf. Pat will also be remembered by his best friends, John Lukaszewski, Annie Booker, Ivan (Maritza) Gutierrez and their two children Maria Camila, and Matteo. Memorial arrangements are under the guidance of Joseph V. Leahy Funeral Home, Inc., 27 Smith Avenue, Kingston, N.Y. www.jvleahyfh.com A service and Military Honors will be held at the family plot in St. Mary’s cemetery Saturday at 10 a.m.
Joseph V. Leahy Funeral Home, Inc. - Kingston
27 Smith Avenue Kingston, NY 12401
Published in the Daily Freeman on Aug. 13, 2014