Robert C. Emerich, 82, of Orwigsburg, passed away Saturday, December 7, at St. Luke's Hospital, Fountain Hill, following a short illness. Robert was born in Wayne Township, PA on October 10, 1937, a son of the late Pauline I. (Nagle) and Charles M. Emerich.
For many years, he was employed as a Machine Operator at the Hubler Shoe Factory in Auburn, PA. In more recent years, he worked at the Cressona Aluminum plant, from which he retired. He was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church of Summer Hill. Robert was a 1956 graduate of Cressona High School.
He is survived by a brother, Lawrence C. Emerich, husband of Shirley L. Emerich of Schuylkill Haven; a niece, Jayne Murphy, wife of James Murphy of Langhorne, PA; nephews Brian D. Emerich, husband of Deborah Wenger of Downingtown, PA, and Lawrence E. Emerich, husband of Kimberly Emerich, of Helena, AL.
Family and friends are invited to attend a viewing/visitation on Monday, December 16th from 1-2pm at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Summer Hill Rd, Auburn. A Funeral Service will follow at 2pm, with the Rev. Kathleen Ash-Flashner officiating. Interment will follow the service at Summer Hill Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family is asking that memorial contributions in Robert's name be made to St. Paul's Lutheran Church of Summer Hill, 1185 Summer Hill Road, Auburn, PA 17922. Geschwindt-Stabingas Funeral Home, Inc., has been entrusted with arrangements. To extend online condolences, please visit www.gsesfuneralhomes.com
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