Emma E. Hamel

Date of Death: 5/15/2014

Emma E. Hamel

May 18, 1936 – May 15, 2014


Emma E. Hamel 77, of Roaring Spring, died Thursday at the Altoona Center for Nursing Care.  She was born in Clearfield, the daughter of the late William and Pearl (Dunlap) Troy.  Emma married Sherwood Gene Hamel on May 9, 1959, he preceded her in death October 21, 1997.  She is survived by three daughters; Cheryl J. Hoover and husband Del with whom she resided, Tracey L. Tittle and husband Joseph of Bedford, and Heather D. Turner and husband Robert of Brunswick. GA, four grandchildren: Daniel and Emily Hoover, Michael and Christopher Tittle, and several Nieces and a nephew. She was also preceded in death by a sister, Mildred Smith Graves.

She was a 1954 graduate of DuBois High School.  She was a member of Liberty Bible Church in Bedford.  Emma enjoyed reading, spending time with her grandchildren and watching Steeler football.

Friends will be received from 6 pm – 8pm on Sunday, May 18, 2014, at E. Merrill Smith Funeral Home, Inc., 2309 Broad Avenue, Altoona, PA 16601.  A funeral service will be held at 10 am Monday, May 19, 2014 at the E. Merrill Smith Funeral Home, by Pastor David Greenwood.  Interment will be at Blair Memorial Park.  Contributions in Emma’s memory can be made to the Liberty Bible Church, 9078 U.S. Rt. 220, Bedford, PA 15522.



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