Emma A. (Reed) Tuite

November 16, 1940 ~ February 16, 2019 (age 78)

Emma A. Tuite, 78, of Schuylkill Haven, passed away Saturday, February 16th, at Lehigh Valley Medical Center, Allentown.


Emma was born in Adamsdale, PA on November 16, 1940, a daughter of the late Maleca (Fisher) Reed-Gerber and William Reed.


She was the wife of the late Thomas Tuite, who passed away in February 1969.


Emma was a member of First United Church of Christ, Schuylkill Haven.


She was employed as a Sewing Machine Operator at Union Knitting Milll, Meck's Knitting Mill, and Fessler's Knitting Mill.


Emma was preceded in death by sisters: Catherine Reichert and Bessie Moyer, Brothers-In-Law: Ralph Reichert and Delbert Moyer; Nephew: William Moyer; Niece: Darlene Reichert.


Emma is survived by two daughters, Maleca Tuite of Schuylkill Haven, and Marcia Harp, wife of Brian, of Schuylkill Haven; Grandson, Joshua Tuite; beloved dog, Reggie; beloved cat, Princess; numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, and nephews.


A Celebration of Life Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, February 23, at 11 AM at First United Church of Christ, Schuylkill Haven, with Rev. Ms. Shawn Van Dyke officiating. A visitation will be held from 10 AM until the time of the service.


Interment will be held at a later date.


Memorial contributions may be made to defray the cost of funeral expenses to: Geschwindt-Stabingas Funeral Home, Inc. 25 East Main Street Schuylkill Haven, PA 17972.


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