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Old Zionsville native Emma Yorkey was looking good at a mere 100 years young at her birthday party May 5 at Good Will Fire Company No. 1, Trexlertown.PRESS PHOTOS BY LOU WHEELAND Copyright - Lou Wheeland Photography Old Zionsville native Emma Yorkey was looking good at a mere 100 years young at her birthday party May 5 at Good Will Fire Company No. 1, Trexlertown.PRESS PHOTOS BY LOU WHEELAND Copyright - Lou Wheeland Photography
Jaden Stoudt from Duryea, Luzerne County, the great-granddaughter of Emma Yorkey, signs a special bed cover for her great-grandmother. Copyright - Lou Wheeland Photography Jaden Stoudt from Duryea, Luzerne County, the great-granddaughter of Emma Yorkey, signs a special bed cover for her great-grandmother. Copyright - Lou Wheeland Photography
Russell Stoudt, grandson; Jaden Stoudt, great-granddaughter, both of Duryea; Ann Yorkey, daughter-in-law, of Hershey; Esther and Larry Daudler, great nephew, of Emmaus, check for the names of family and friends on the special blanket for Emma Yorkey at her birthday party. Copyright - Lou Wheeland Photography Russell Stoudt, grandson; Jaden Stoudt, great-granddaughter, both of Duryea; Ann Yorkey, daughter-in-law, of Hershey; Esther and Larry Daudler, great nephew, of Emmaus, check for the names of family and friends on the special blanket for Emma Yorkey at her birthday party. Copyright - Lou Wheeland Photography
Emma Yorkey’s great-grandchildren include (front) Jacob Stoudt of Avoca; Miranda Gossard of Lehighton; Yorkey; Jaden Stoudt of Duryea (back) Curtis Stoudt of Avoca; Tara and Nicole Heyer of Sanger, Texas; Samantha and William Knerr of Greenwich Township. Five great-grandchildren were unable to attend the party. Copyright - Lou Wheeland Photography Emma Yorkey’s great-grandchildren include (front) Jacob Stoudt of Avoca; Miranda Gossard of Lehighton; Yorkey; Jaden Stoudt of Duryea (back) Curtis Stoudt of Avoca; Tara and Nicole Heyer of Sanger, Texas; Samantha and William Knerr of Greenwich Township. Five great-grandchildren were unable to attend the party. Copyright - Lou Wheeland Photography

Happy 100th birthday Emma Yorkey

Wednesday, June 5, 2019 by LOU WHEELAND Special to The Press in Local News

Emma Yorkey, a resident of Mosser Nursing home, Trexlertown, celebrated her 100th birthday with friends and family May 5 at Good Will Fire Company. No. 1, also in Trexlertown. A native of Topton, Yorkey was surrounded by well-wishers from near and far.

Yorkey, the mother of eight children, has 18 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.