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James D. Emery

October 12, 1949 ~ December 20, 2023 (age 74) 74 Years Old

James Emery Obituary

James D. “Jim” “Bud” Emery, 74, of Brownsville, passed away on December 20th, 2023, at home with his family by his side. Born in Brownsville, on October 12th, 1949, Jim was the son of the late James and Margaret (Palfrey) Emery.

 

Jim was a graduate of Brownsville Highschool class of 1967, and following high school Jim served his country honorably in the United States Army in the 1st Calvary Division where he received a Purple Heart during the Vietnam War. Bud worked at Clairton Mill Works United States Steel Corporation for 31 years until his retirement.

 

Jim was a member of the Connellsville VFW Post 21, past commander and member of the American Legion Post 301, member of the Loyal Order of Moose - Lodge 16. A member of the Catholic War Veterans, Continental 2 Club, the Mount Vernon Bowling League and was the umpire and assistant coach for the Uniontown High School Softball team.  Bud enjoyed gardening, taking care of his yard, cooking and being a great husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather.

 

Surviving to cherish Jim’s memory, his wife Robin Lynn Hall-Emery. His daughters Angela (Marvin Wright) Emery and Amanda (Chris Shultz) Emery. Stepchildren; Brooke Hall, Brittany Martin, and Smalley “Bud” (Marissa Burnsworth) Martin II. Grandchildren; Tristan (Jordan Wheatley) Emery, Kendall (Chris) Cope, Jamesen Carter, Madilyn Hall-Gasperic, Kailyn Samuel, Broedy Hall, Smalley Martin III, Victorious Emery, Rhajhae Jackson, Azlyn Martin, Sylis Martin, Rylyn Hall-Emery, and Liahm Martin. Great-grandchildren; Blayden Wheatley and Ellorah Wheatley-Emery. His two sisters Donna O’Brian, and Darlene Miller. The mother of his children Loretta Emery and numerous nieces and nephews.

 

In addition to his parents Jim is preceded in death by his granddaughter Braelyn Hall-Gasperic, his sister Patricia Emery and his father-in-law Robert Francis Hall Sr.

 

Friends and family will be received from 2:00 to 4:00pm and 6:00 to 8:00pm on Tuesday, December 26th, 2023, and from 10:00am to 11:00am on Wednesday, December 27th, 2023, at which time funeral services will begin in the NOVAK-MELENYZER FUNERAL HOME, 515 Front Street, Brownsville, PA 15417. Interment will follow at Lafayette Memorial Park, Brier Hill.

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Services

Visitation
Tuesday
December 26, 2023

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Novak-Melenyzer Funeral Home
515 Front Street
Brownsville, PA 15417

Visitation
Tuesday
December 26, 2023

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Novak-Melenyzer Funeral Home
515 Front Street
Brownsville, PA 15417

Visitation
Wednesday
December 27, 2023

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Novak-Melenyzer Funeral Home
515 Front Street
Brownsville, PA 15417

Funeral Service
Wednesday
December 27, 2023

11:00 AM
Novak-Melenyzer Funeral Home
515 Front Street
Brownsville, PA 15417

Interment following funeral service
Wednesday
December 27, 2023

LaFayette Memorial Park
132 Twin Hills Road
Brier Hill, PA 15415

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