Date of Birth: June 19, 1951
Date of Death: April 08, 2019
On Monday, April 8, 2019, Martha J. Emery of Phoenix, AZ, loving mother of three, grandmother of 9, wife and sister, passed away after a courageous battle with cancer at the age of 67. Martha was born in Fort Wayne, IN on June 19, 1951 to Harold and Beulah Ritter. She was the youngest of seven children with five brothers and one sister. After moving to Arizona with her family she met Robert Emery and was married June 20, 1971. Martha and Robert raised three sons. Martha worked for many years in manufacturing, starting as a Circuit Board Assembler and retiring as a Line Assembly Manager. Martha loved hummingbirds, Mexican food, and enjoyed spending time with family and friends. She was known for her kind and compassionate spirit. Martha was known affectionately as Nana to her grandchildren and loved them all tremendously. Martha was preceded in death by her father, Harold, her mother, Beulah, her brother, Harold, her sister, Diann, and her husband, Robert "Bob". She is survived by her three children, Joseph "Joe", Michael "Mike", and Peter "Pete", her brothers Sheldon, Roy, Bill and Mike, her grandchildren, Nicholas "Nick", Bailee, Thomas, Ashlynn, Tarynn, Jaedynn, Kileigh, Kailub, and Aiden.
Visitation and Funeral Service: Friday April 12, 2019 Visitation: 9:00 - 10:30 am Funeral Service: 10:30 am Best Funeral Services North Central Chapel 501 East Dunlap Avenue Phoenix, Arizona 85020 Graveside Service: Friday April 12, 2019 at 12:30 pm National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona 23029 North Cave Creek Road Phoenix, Arizona 85024
Flowers are welcome. Should friends and family desire, contributions may be sent to care of Pete Emery at 1809 W. Mohawk Lane Phoenix, AZ 85027.