Emmett J. Nunes

Emmett J. Nunes

AGE: 89 • Wilmington

Emmett J. Nunes, age 89, of Wilmington, DE passed away December 21, 2013. Emmett was born and raised in San Jose, California and lived in Wilmington, DE for many years. In addition to his daughter, Pamela Pierson and son, Kenneth Nunes, Emmett is survived by three grandchildren, Leneigh Pierson, Michael and Anna Nunes, and Steven Przybylek; three great grandchildren, Isaiah and Isabelle Pierson, Ireland Blackney; his daughter-in-law, Christine and his sister, Micala Mora of San Jose. Emmett is preceded in death by his beloved mother, Antonia; his brother, Martin and, his sister, Marguarite.

Emmett graduated from college in California and served both in the U.S. Navy and U.S. Air Force. After moving to Delaware, Emmett worked for the Delaware Department of Labor until his retirement in 1984.

There will be no immediate service as Emmett is a donor to the Humanity Gifts Registry of Philadelphia, PA. In lieu of flowers, Emmett requested donations be made to the homeless shelter of your choice.

Published in The News Journal from Dec. 28 to Dec. 29, 2013