Burk Emery, 70

TORONTO – Burk Emery, 70, of Toronto, passed away Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014, in Trinity Med. Center West.

Burk was born Aug. 23, 1943, in Toronto, son of the late Herbert and Ulah May Davis Emery.

Burk was retired from First Energy Corp. W.H. Sammis plant in Stratton, Ohio, where he worked for 34 years and retired as a yard foreman. He was a 1961 graduate of Toronto High School.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his daughter-in-law, Lisa Emery on Feb. 1, 2014.

Surviving are his wife Eileen Deatrice (Campbell) Emery, whom he married on Aug. 23, 1963; his two sons, Robert Burk Emery of Empire and Jeffrey Chad Emery of Longwood, Fla. Six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be held on Sunday 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the J. E. Foster Funeral Homes. Inc. 701 Findley St., Toronto, Ohio; where a Celebration of Burk’s life will be held on Monday at 11 a.m. Pastor and neighbor Roger Burdick will Celebrate his life. Burial will follow in Toronto Union Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to: Trinity T.E.A.R. Fund 380 Summit Ave. Steubenville, Ohio 43952.

Condolences may be offered to the family at: www.jefosterfh.com