Emma Louise Irwin
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Emma Louise Irwin, 96, passed away on September 2, 2020. Emma was born December 23, 1923 in Charlerio, PA, the daughter of the late John and Alma (Siple) Meikle. She moved in the 40’s with two sisters to Bridgeton, NJ to work at the former Owens Illinois glass factory where she met her husband Eugene (Gene) Irwin. All five of her sisters pre-deceased her; Wilma Clark, Nell Lhoest, Faye Williams, Ruth (Toots) Paten, and Jane Pepperdine. Predeceased was a son Terry Lawrence Irwin. She is survived by a son Alan W. (Cynthia), two grandsons, James (Penny) and Matthew (Brandi), three grandchildren, Jacob, Jocelyn, and Jesse, also numerous nieces and nephews. Emma retired from Bridgeton New Jersey High School Cafeteria. Emma loved to travel with her husband and go camping. She attended the Calvary Baptist Church.
In lieu of flowers a contribution can be made to Cornerstone Hospice, 601 Casa Bella, The Villages, FL 32162.
A Visitation will be held on Wednesday, September 9, 2020 from 10-11a.m. at Calvary Baptist Church. The funeral service will follow the visitation at 11:00a.m. Interment will be at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens in Leesburg, FL.
Arrangements entrusted to Beyers Funeral Home and Crematory, Lady Lake, FL. Online condolences may be left at www.BeyersFuneralHome.com