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Emma DiRe

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Emma DiRe Emma DiRe, born 02-02-23 in Christopher Illinois was a woman of her times. She married a Navy man in 1943 at the age of 23. She then made the solo trip across the country to live with her Italian in-laws in Anaconda Montana until Tony came back from the War. Eventually they found their way west to Seattle and were followed by Emma's' mother and brother Frank who is still a vibrant and loved member of the family. She and Tony created a family of four, three sons and a daughter, all of whom survive her. Family was Emma's life and joy. She dedicated herself to her husband, her children, her faith and her beloved friends. She gathered a life full of people who loved her and knew they were loved by her. Her legacy includes seven grandchildren and three great grandchildren. Friends are invited to a time of visitation Thursday, June 12, 2008 from 4 to 8 pm at Sunset Hills Funeral Home 1215 145th Pl. SE, Bellevue and to Mass of Christian Burial Friday, June 13, 2008 at 11:30 am at Holy Family Catholic Church, 7355 120th Avenue NE, Kirkland. Memorials to Evergreen Hospice of Kirkland. For more information, please visit www.mem.com. "Wife, Mother, Grandmother, Friend." We love you.
Published in The Seattle Times from June 11 to June 12, 2008
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