Emily M. Sharp

EMILY M. SHARP, 98, BETHLEHEM Emily M. (Green) Sharp, 98, widow of Charles E. Sharp, formally of Royersford, died Sunday, April 13, 2014 in Manor Care - Bethlehem. She was born in Spring City to the late Edwin Frank and Matilda E. (West) Green. Emily was a long standing member of the Spring-Ford Area. She graduated in the Class of 1933 from the former Spring City High School. Emily loved to travel the world. She was an avid reader and loved crossword puzzles. She worked as an Accountant for her father's business and was a dedicated member at the First United Church of Christ in Spring City. Emily served as the Treasurer of the Spring City Building Savings and Loan Association where she retired. She was a 57-year member of the Order of the Eastern Star and many community organizations including the Golden Agers Bowling League. Emily is preceded in death by two brothers and a sister: Thomas and Milton Green and Helen Buckwalter. Surviving are seven nieces and nephews: Susan Johannes of Bethlehem, PA., Robert Buckwalter of Pottstown, PA, Wayne Buckwalter of Indianapolis, IN; Thomas Buckwalter, Kay Falli of Royersford; Blaine Buckwalter; Fay Landis and numerous grand nieces and nephews. A Celebration of her life will be held Saturday at 12 p.m. the Shalkop Grace & Strunk Funeral Home, Bridge and Church Streets, Spring City PA. The Rev. Erick Kern will officiate. Burial to follow in the Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Spring City Friends may call Saturday at the funeral home from 11:30 a.m.-12 p.m. Memorial gift may be made in her memory to the First United Church of Christ 145 Chestnut Street Spring City PA 19475. Arrangements are being made by Shalkop, Grace & Strunk Funeral Home; 135 Bridge Street Spring City, PA 19475. Online condolences can be made at www.sgsfuneralhome.com

Funeral Home

Shalkop Grace & Strunk Funeral Home
135 Bridge Street Spring City, PA 19475
(610) 948-7672
Published in The Mercury on Apr. 22, 2014