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Emily D. Summers

August 7, 1931 ~ May 20, 2019 (age 87)


Emily D. Summers, 87, of 105 Elmwood Dr., Emporium, PA died at her residence, Emporium, PA Monday, May 20, 2019 afternoon. She was born August 7, 1931 in Danville, PA a daughter of the late Winchester and Catharine Koons DeVoe. On July 20, 1957 in Danville, PA she married the late Grant Summers.

Mrs. Summers graduated from the College of William & Mary and later received her masters from Temple University. She was a school teacher in the Cameron County School District for many years. Emily was a member of the Emmanuel Episcopal Church in Emporium.

She is survived by daughter, Susan Markum, Emporium; son, Richard Summers and his wife Karen, Emporium; daughter, Sara, Mrs. Richard Woodhead, Middletown, PA; four grandchildren: Christopher James Markum, Shelby (Bryan) Sterling and Vincent Summers, Daniel (Sara) Woodhead and two great grandchildren: Lucille and Ezekiel Woodhead; and a sister, Jane Schwab, Hollywood Beach, Florida.

She was preceded in death by parents, Winchester and Catharine Koons DeVoe, Husband, Grant Summers who died Feb. 29, 2008, and a son-in-law James Markum on Feb. 2, 2017.

There will be No Visitation. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Burial Service at Emmanuel Episcopal Church, East Fourth Street, Emporium, PA on Wednesday (May 22, 2019) at 6:00 PM with Father Matt Ryan, Rector, officiating. Burial will be in the Odd Fellows Cemetery, Danville, PA

Memorial Contributions may be made to the Emporium Senior Center, 213-1/2 South Maple Street, Emporium, PA 15834 or to the Cameron County Ambulance Service, 299 E. Second St., Emporium, PA 15834

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Burial Service
May 22, 2019

6:00 PM
Emmanuel Episcopal Church
136 East Fourth St.
Emporium, PA 15834

No Visitation

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