Melda G. “Madge” Eminhizer, 97, of Bellefonte, passed away Wednesday, July 29, 2015 at Centre Crest Nursing Home. Born on May 2, 1918, in Spring Township, she was the daughter of the late Daniel and Lillian (Gummo) Gordon. On January 13, 1939, she married W. Gerald Eminhizer who preceded her in death in 1988.
She graduated from Bellefonte Area High School in 1936. Melda was a homemaker.
She is survived by two daughters; Connie Shay and her husband Fred of Bellefonte, Karen Bilger and her husband Bill of Bellefonte, by five grandchildren; Erik Shay (Suzy) of Gibsonia, Colin Shay (Jennifer) of Virginia, Stacey Bilger of Hatfield, Christa Bilger of Bellefonte and Matthew Bilger of Bellefonte. Also surviving are 4 great grandchildren; Harrison, Jeffrey, Anna and Rachel and numerous nieces and nephews. She was the last of her generation.
There will be a public visitation held on Saturday, August 1, 2015 from 9:30am until 11:00 am at Wetzler Funeral Service, Inc. in Bellefonte.
Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, August 1, 2015 at 11:00 am at the funeral home with Reverend Calvin Miller officiating.
Burial will follow in Meyer Cemetery, Benner Township.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Valley View United Methodist Church, Mission Center, 26 Apple Street, Bellefonte, PA 16823.