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Jerry A.

December 22, 1940 – November 26, 2018

Jerry Emerick
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Obituary for Jerry A. Emerick

Jerry A. Emerick, 77, of Bellefonte, passed away on Monday, November 26, 2018 at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, PA. Born on December 22, 1940, in Zion, he was the son of the late Bruce William and Faery Mae (Sharer) Emerick. On May 20, 1960, he married the love of his live, Linda L. (Swisher) Emerick, who preceded him in death on October 30, 2012, after sharing 52 years of marriage together.

Jerry was a 1958 graduate of Bellefonte High School. He worked as an electrician through IBEW Local #5 for 36 years until his retirement in 2002.

Jerry is survived by his three children, Jerry L. Emerick, of Blanchard, Michele E. Emerick, of Zion, and Jeffery A. Emerick (Anna), of Washington, Pa.; three grandchildren, Jessica Emerick, Jacob Emerick, both of Blanchard, and Catherine Emerick, of Harrisburg; and two great-grandchildren, Gavin and Kyler. Also surviving is one brother, Kaye Emerick (Marlene), of Zion.

In addition to his wife and parents, he is preceded in death by one son, Jay H. Emerick, and one sister, Joanne Eichenlaub.

Jerry was a member of the Free & Accepted Masons Lodge #268, in Bellefonte. He loved gardening and flowers. He especially treasured spending time with close family and friends.

There will be a public viewing held on Thursday, November 29, 2018 from 4-6pm at Wetzler Funeral Service, Inc. at 206 N. Spring Street, Bellefonte. Funeral services will immediately follow at the funeral home at 6pm with Pastor Scott Brown officiating. Burial will be private at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society at 1375 Martin Street #206, State College, PA 16803 or at www.cancer.org.

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When Thursday, November 29th, 2018 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Wetzler Funeral Services Inc.
206 North Spring Street
Bellefonte, PA 16823

Service Information

Thursday, November 29th, 2018 6:00pm
Wetzler Funeral Home
Bellefonte, PA

Interment Information

Private at the convenience of the family
206 N. Spring Street
Bellefonte, PA