Shirley J. Emig
February 2, 1947 - November 23, 2017
Shirley J. (Haifley) Emig, 70, passed away Thursday, November 23, 2017 at York Hospital. She was the wife of the late Lonnie L. Emig.
Mrs. Emig was born in York on February 2, 1947, daughter of the late Milton and Patricia (Jones) Haifley.
She was employed by the U.S. Postal Service as a rural letter carrier and retired after over 25 years of service.
Shirley was a member of St. Matthews Lutheran Church, York, volunteering where needed and a member of the National Rural Letter Carrier Assoc.
She was instrumental in establishing the Harvest of Hope Food Pantry, York. Shirley was a loyal Penn State football fan.
Survivors include two sons, Jeffery S. Emig of Dover, Michael L. Emig and his partner, Jay Walsh of Florida; sister-in-law, Linda Viands and her husband, Robert of Dover; brother-in-law, Scott Emig of York; several nieces; nephews; and numerous close friends. She was preceded in death by a sister, Patsy Grim.
Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, November 29, 2017 at St. Matthews Lutheran Church, 839 W. Market St., York. Officiating will be her pastor, the Rev. Kevin Shively. Final resting place will be in Stoverstrown Cemetery. Visitations are scheduled for Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the LeRoy R. Leber Funeral Home, Inc., 2290 School St., York (Shiloh), and Wednesday from 10 to 11 a.m. at the church prior to the service.
In lieu of flowers, please make memorial contributions St. Matthews Lutheran Church, 839 W. Market St., York, PA 17401 or to Harvest of Hope Food Pantry, 4485 Wolfs Church Rd., York, PA 17408. www.leroyleberfuneralhome.com