Emily G. Wersinger, 83, of Pardeesvile, passed away Saturday evening at the Manor at St. Luke Village, Hazleton.
Born in Coopersburg, she was the daughter of the late John and Flora (Koch) Thomas and was of the Protestant faith.
Prior to retiring, she was employed in the garment industry at McAdoo Mfg. and Sportscraft.
Emily was a puzzle enthusiast. She was a loving and devoted mother, grandmother, and sister.
Preceding her in death, were her son Eugene Wersinger; sisters Hilda Campbell, Barbara Stoze, Betty Bittner, and infant Joyce; and brothers Charles, John, Paul, Donald, Kenneth, and Willard Thomas.
Surviving are her daughters Betty Ann Pavlick of Arizona; Darlene Bachovin and husband George of Philadelphia; and Patricia Bove and husband Robert of Pardeesville; sons Robert Thomas of New Jersey; George Wersinger and wife Mara of McAdoo; Richard Wersinger of Sugarloaf; and Alex Wersinger and wife Antoinette of Mt. Top; 17 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren; sisters Gloria Bauder of Bethlehem; Grace Hartman of Doylestown; and Rose Solderich of Bethlehem; brothers David Thomas of Pardeesville; and Richard Thomas of Coopersburg; and many nieces and nephews also survive.
A memorial service will be conducted by Rev. Jane Hess, Friday, 11 a.m. at the Damiano Funeral Home, McAdoo. A calling hour will be held Friday from 10 to 11 a.m. in the funeral home.
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