June 29, 2012
Marie S. Emkey, 94, formerly of Glen Lyon, died June 29, 2012 in Phoebe Berks, Wernersville, Pa.
Her husband, William L. Emkey, passed away March 27, 2005.
Born in Wilkes-Barre, she was a daughter of the late Jerome and Italia (Pennoni) Lanuti and was a graduate of Newport High School.
Marie was a bookkeeper and receptionist for Emkey, Weisberg, Greth and Arthritis Associates Inc., West Reading, for 18 years, retiring in 1993. She was the regent for Daughters of Isabella, Berwick. Marie was a member of St. Ignatius Loyola, R.C. Church, Whitfield.
She loved to sing and was a member of the choir at St. Mary's R.C. Church, Berwick. She also loved to play pinochle. Her family meant everything to her and she will be dearly missed.
Marie was predeceased by six siblings, Celia Fanucci, Clotilda Muzzi, Anna Mattei, Inez Lucci, Dr. Jess Lanuti and Beatrice Bartle.
She is survived by her sons, Dr. Ronald D., husband of Judy Emkey, Wyomissing; Dr. William L., husband of Rosina Emkey, Windham, N.H., and Dr. Kenneth D., husband of Kathy Emkey, Wyomissing. Also surviving are two sisters, Norma Kule, Allentown, and Vilma Roman, Harrisburg; 13 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren and one expectant great-grandchild also survive her.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Monday at 10 a.m. in St. Ignatius Loyola, R.C. Church, 2810 St. Albans Drive, Sinking Spring, Pa. A viewing will be Sunday from 7 to 8:30 p.m. and Monday 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. in Edward J. Kuhn Funeral Home Inc., 739 Penn Ave., West Reading. Burial will be in St. Adalbert's Cemetery, Glen Lyon.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to St. Ignatius Loyola R.C. Church at the above address. Online condolences may be recorded at www.kuhnfuneralhome.com.