Emily Stauffer, 101, a former resident of Zion Grove and Scranton, passed away Monday, April 27, at Stoneridge Poplar Run in Myerstown, where she had resided for the past several years.
Emily was born in Zion Grove, on February 2, 1919, a daughter of the late Mame (Mensinger) and William Mummey. After graduating high school, she married her husband, the late Victor Stauffer and they moved to and lived in the Scranton area for many years.
A lifelong homemaker, Emily and Victor then relocated to the Myerstown area after his retirement, where they continued to enjoy 79 years of marriage until his passing in December of 2018.
Emily was fond of writing poetry, playing cards and enjoying the social environment at Stoneridge.
In addition to her husband Victor, Emily was preceded in death by a brother Roy and by sisters, Janet and Florence.
She is survived by her two sons, Ronald Stauffer, of Reading, and Jack Stauffer, of Florida, along with her brother, Allen Mummey, of Zion Grove.
Emily will also be missed by 7 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren, along with nieces and nephews.
In accordance with current regulations regarding public gatherings, Emily will be laid to rest alongside her husband at the Mt. Zion Cemetery in Zion Grove, following a private funeral service for her immediate family.