Emily I. Ney, 78, of Pine Grove, died Friday, Aug. 22, 2014 at Tremont Health and Rehabilitation Center.
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Born Jan. 29, 1936, in Schuylkill Haven, she was a daughter of the late Herman and Edith E. Laubenstine Blankenhorn.
She worked as a sleeve setter for the former Argo Mills.
Emily was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Summer Hill.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Lester E. Ney, March 5, 2011; and a brother, Marvin Blankenhorn.
Surviving are a son, Rick A. Ney Sr. and his wife, Lynn; two grandchildren, Ricky A. Ney Jr. and his wife, Christie, Tremont, and Wendy, wife of Mark Kuhns, Tower City; four great-grandchildren, Brittany Buchannan, Cory Buchannan, Derick Ney and Drew Ney; six sisters, Marion Bartolett, Lake Wynonah, Fay, wife of Gary Potts, Friedensburg, Carol, wife of George Sullivan, Schuylkill Haven, Doris, wife of Larry Brown, Pine Grove, Karen, wife of Anthony Sylvester, Saint Clair, and Sharon, wife of Keith Koch, Lake Wynonah; four brothers, Paul Blankenhorn and his wife, Edna, and Carl "Skip" Blankenhorn and his wife, Carol, both of Schuylkill Haven, Vernon "Louie" Blankenhorn and his wife, Mary Ann, Friedensburg, and Harold "Butch" Blankenhorn and his wife, Linda, Schuylkill Haven; nieces and nephews.
Services were held at noon Wednesday, Aug. 27, at H.L. Snyder Funeral Home Inc., Pine Grove, with the Rev. Kathleen Ash-Flashner officiating. There was a viewing from 10 a.m. until the time of service at the funeral home. Interment followed in St. John's Lutheran Cemetery, Pine Grove.
The family would prefer, in lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory be given to H.L. Snyder Funeral Home Inc., 139 S. Tulpehocken St., Pine Grove, PA 17963.
H L Snyder Funeral Home Inc
139 S Tulpehocken St
Pine Grove, PA 17963
Published in The News Item on Aug. 28, 2014