Patsy E. (Grove) Emerick

Born: Fri., Jul. 7, 1933
Died: Sun., Feb. 1, 2015


5:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Thu., Feb. 05, 2015
Location: Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home

Funeral Service

10:30 AM Fri., Feb. 06, 2015
Location: Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home

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   Patsy E. Emerick, 81, of  Fort Walton Beach, Florida, formerly of Quincy, died at 10:10 a.m. Sunday (February 1, 2015) in the Wellington Place Nursing Home in Fort Walton Beach, Florida.

   Born July 7, 1933 near Bowen, Illinois, Patsy was the daughter of  Alton W. and Mabel Musick Grove. On July 3, 1954, she married Clarence B. Emerick Jr. at St. Vincent de Paul Church in St. Louis, Missouri. They were married for 50 years before Clarence died Oct 22, 2004.

   Patsy attended grade schools in Adams County and graduated from Augusta Central High School in 1951. She graduated from Blessing Hospital School of Nursing in September of 1954 and became a Registered Nurse.

   Patsy loved animals, reading, crossword puzzles, and arts and crafts. She did volunteer work for many years at Our Lady of Presentation in St Louis. In 2002, the couple moved back to Quincy where she did volunteer work at Presentation Church, RSVP and the Salvation Army. Patsy moved to Florida in 2012 to be closer to her family.

   Survivors include four sons, Michael Emerick (Cheryl) of Fairfield, OH, Stephen Emerick of
Alaska, David Emerick (Brenda) of Valparaiso, FL and Daniel Emerick of St. Clair, MO; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and many loving nieces and nephews.

   Patsy was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence; and her parents, Alton and Mabel Grove.

   Funeral services will be held Friday morning at 10:30 in the Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home by Deacon Terry Ellerman.  Burial will be in Sunset Cemetery in Quincy.

   Visitation will be Thursday evening from 5:00 to 7:00 and Friday morning until the time of services at the funeral home.

   Memorials may be made to the Quincy Humane Society.

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Odis Drake
   Posted Wed February 04, 2015
To my Friend and Co-worker Dan Emerick,
Extending words of encourgagement and keeping you and your family in our prayers.
I hope that it will bring you and your family some solace to know that your friends and co-workers are here for you, if needed.
Dan this to shall pass...She's in "God Hands" now Keep your Head up Bro.!!!

Patricia Lightle Smith
   Posted Tue February 10, 2015
I wanted to express my sympathy for Patsy's death. We were classmates at Blessing. During our senior year we spent the last 6 months in St Louis City Hospital. Clarence and his fellow soldiers from Camp made up our social life.
They were a neat couple and Patsy was a good nurse. I lost a friend.

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