Guy Edwin Emerick Jr.Guy Edwin "Sonny" Emerick Jr., 78, of Robeson Township, died September 8 in St. Joseph Medical Center, Bern Township.

He was the husband of Gladys May (McGowan) Emerick. They celebrated their 59th wedding anniversary on August 28.

Born in Scarlets Mill, Robeson Township, he worked for the former Harvey Golden Oldsmobile, Reading, as an auto mechanic for 18 years, and then at Reading-Muhlenberg Area Vocational-Technical School, where he taught auto mechanics for 20 years, retiring in 1987.

He was a member of St. Paul's United Methodist Church, Geigertown.

He served in the Army during the Korean conflict.

He was also a member of Union Lodge 479 F & AM and the Geigertown Fire Company.

Surviving in addition to his wife is a daughter, Gwen L. Emerick, Temple.

Other survivors include a niece and two nephews.

He was predeceased by a sister.

Contributions may be made to St. Paul's United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 6, Geigertown, PA 19523.

A viewing will be from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. in the funeral home.

Funeral and Masonic services will be Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. in Dengler Funeral Home Inc., 144 N. Spruce St., Birdsboro, with the Rev. Glenn E. Brown officiating.

Burial will be in St. Paul's United Methodist Church Cemetery, Geigertown.

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