William K. Emmanuel of Honey Brook
William K. Emmanuel, 89, of Honey Brook passed away peacefully on Wednesday, October 19. 2016 at Tel Hai Retirement Community in Honey Brook, after a brief battle with cancer.
Born in Orange, PA, he was the son of the late David B. and Celia Dymond Emmanuel. He was a graduate of Chester High School. Before retiring, he worked for 33 years at the Sun Oil Refinery in Marcus Hook, PA.
Bill loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He enjoyed gardening and sharing the vegetables he grew, especially tomatoes, with family and friends. As a resident at Tel Hai, he was recognized for his dedicated volunteer service to that community.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 31 years, Jane Rhood Emmanuel, and his brother, Leon Emanuel.
Surviving are his wife of 33 years, Martha Hibberd Emmanuel; sons, William K. Emmanuel Jr. and wife, Patricia, West Chester; Gary B. Emmanuel and wife, Joan, Downingtown; grandchildren Bryan Emmanuel, Phoenixville; Amy Brady, Elverson; Ashley Rohde, Fort Myers; Brittany Emmanuel, Philadelphia; Jason Emmanuel, Downingtown; and six greatgrandchildren.
A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, October 29th at 2 pm at Tel Hai Retirement Community, 1200 Tel Hai Circle, Honey Brook, PA. The family will greet friends one half hour prior to the service.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society or the Salvation Army.