The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA

October 11, 2008

David P. Emery, 56, Mifflinburg


MIFFLINBURG -- David P. Emery, 56, of Mifflinburg, died on Friday, Oct. 10, 2008, at his residence.

He was the loving husband of 37 years to Cathy L. (Miller) Emery.

David was born on April 13, 1952, in Lewisburg and was a son of Ann P. (Power) Emery of Milton and the late Charles W. Emery Sr.

He was a graduate of the Milton Area High School.

David was a self-employed contractor and a coin dealer.

He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church; Knights of Columbus; Selinsgrove Coin Club; Williamsport Coin Club; and a former member of the Moose.

He enjoyed hunting, fishing, wood working and coin collecting.

In addition to his mother and wife, he is survived by one son and daughter-in-law; Joshua P. Emery and Devon Burr of Knoxville, Tenn.; three daughters, Cathy A. Emery and Mary E. Emery, both of Milton, and Ruth A. Emery of Northumberland; two granddaughters, Skye A. Poole of Milton and Andrea F. Emery of Northumberland; two brothers and one sister-in-law, Vincent A. and Mary Emery and Martin John "John" Emery, all of Milton; five sisters and three brothers in law; Rose Mary Zartman of Mifflinburg, Patricia A. and Stanley Moscariello of Milton, Elizabeth K. and Richard Tornetta of Conshocken, Harriet M. and Gary Moore of Milton and Bridget M. Emery of Mifflinburg; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by three brothers, Charles W. Jr., Joseph A. and Michael J. Emery.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10 a.m. Monday, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 109 Broadway, Milton, with Father Thomas A. Scala as celebrant.

Burial will follow in St. Joseph Catholic Church, Milton.

A gathering of family and friends will be from 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the Dale E. Ranck Funeral Service, 125 N. Front St., Milton, with a Rosary service at 8 p.m. conducted by the Knights of Columbus.