Emma D. Mace, 72, of Millersburg passed away Wednesday, May 10, at Harrisburg Hospital. Her death was due to complications from Muscular Sclerosis. She was a resident at the Manor at Susquehanna Village.
She was born in Harrisburg, Pa., on May 19, 1944, to the late Robert G. Hoy and Dorothy J. (Mentzer) Nice.
She attended Millersburg High School and Allentown Bible College. While living in Indiana she worked at Eastern Hancock School District in Charlottesville, Indiana for ten years. She was one of the first women school bus drivers for the school district. During 1984, she moved back to her hometown in Millersburg. She worked at the Tower Sales Mini Market, and most recently Rohrer Bus Transportation. She attended the Calvary Wesleyan Church of Millersburg.
Emma is survived by her husband, Marvin H. Mace; son, David E., II and his wife, Brenda Baker of Halifax; step son, Todd M. and his wife, Karen Mace of Dalmatia; daughters, Naomi R. (Baker) and her husband, David Chatmon of Greenfield; Lisa A. Baker of Dunreith, IN; Davenia M. (Baker) and her husband, Samuel Harding of Indianapolis; and Vicki J. (Baker) and her husband, Tom Whary of Lykens, PA; sister Shirley A. (Hoy) Harner; fifteen grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She is also survived by her first husband, David E. Baker of Lewisville.
She is preceded in death by three brothers-in-law; and three sisters-in-law.
The Celebration of Life will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 13, at Calvary Wesleyan Church. There will be a visitation from 10 to 11a.m. at the church.
In lieu of flowers, the family has requested donations be made to her church at 200 Miller Rd, Millersburg, PA 17061, Muscular Sclerosis Foundation at msfocus.org.
Hoover-Boyer Funeral Homes, Inc., Millersburg is handling the arragements. To sign the guestbook go to hbfuneralhomes.com.
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