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Tuesday, January 21, 2020
Emma M. Smith Emma M. Smith

Emma M. Smith

Saturday, January 11, 2020 by The Press in Obituaries

loved baking, canning, gardening

Emma M. Smith, 83, of Kempton, died Jan. 2, 2020 at home.

She and her husband Larry J. Smith Sr. were married 35 years last August. She was also the wife of the late Ernest Schwartz for 24 years.

Born in Philadelphia, she was the daughter of the late James and Emma (Mermon) McKeown.

She loved baking, canning, gardening and many different types of crafts, and was a wonderful caretaker for her husband, Larry, and a loving mother and grandmother.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by daughters, Emma Shellhammer (Brian) of Kempton, Lisa Pischl (Michael) of Lansdale, Doreen Lehman (John) of Pennsburg, and Kimberly Meier (Michael) of Townsend, Ga.; sons Russell Schwartz (Debbie) of Bechtelsville, Wayne Schwartz of Pennsburg, and Ernest Schwartz (Annette) of Macungie; 17 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

Services will be announced at a later date.

Condolences may be offered at kellerfuneralhomes.com.

Contributions may be made to the Cancer Society of the Lehigh Valley, 3893 Adler Place, Suite 170, Bethlehem, PA 18017.

Arrangements were made by Keller Funeral Home, Fogelsville.