Emma Gates Obituary
 
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Emma R. Gates

September 17, 1909 - June 27, 2014
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Emma R. Gates, 104, of Harrisburg, passed away Friday, June 27, 2014 in Country Meadows of Mechanicsburg. She was born September 17, 1909, daughter of the late Clara and Charles Green of Harrisburg. Prior to retirement she was employed for Viola's Gift Shop at Kline Village for many years. Emma was a member of Shepherdstown United Methodist Church, previously a member of Fifth Street United Methodist Church; she was a volunteer at Harrisburg Hospital, a member of the Salvation Army Women's Auxiliary and the Wednesday Club of Harrisburg. Emma was preceded in death by her husband Lee J. Gates. Surviving are her son, Jeffrey L. Gates and his...
Emma R. Gates, 104, of Harrisburg, passed away Friday, June 27, 2014 in Country Meadows of Mechanicsburg.
She was born September 17, 1909, daughter of the late Clara and Charles Green of Harrisburg.
Prior to retirement she was employed for Viola's Gift Shop at Kline Village for many years. Emma was a member of Shepherdstown United Methodist Church, previously a member of Fifth Street United Methodist Church; she was a volunteer at Harrisburg Hospital, a member of the Salvation Army Women's Auxiliary and the Wednesday Club of Harrisburg.
Emma was preceded in death by her husband Lee J. Gates.
Surviving are her son, Jeffrey L. Gates and his wife, Ruth of Mechanicsburg, 3 grandchildren; Julie Fake of Harrisburg, Michael Gates and his wife, Susan of Lebanon and Diane Poxleitner and her husband, Jeremy of Holly Springs, NC and great-grandson Alexander Poxleitner.
Services and burial will be at the convenience of the family.
In Lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the .

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"Emma was a true inspiration to all those around her. I feel blessed to have known her. I've enjoyed helping take care of her at Country Meadows. PCA" Esther Ivey (Mechanicsburg, PA)

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