Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Pauline B. Emerick (June 5, 2015)

Pauline B. Emerick, 98, of New Madison, Ohio, passed away peacefully on June 5, 2015 at her residence. Pauline was born on September 30, 1916 in Newtown, Indiana to the late George and Velma (Chester) Bennett.

Pauline's family moved to the Braffetsville area when she was six weeks old. She went to school in a one room schoolhouse just north of her home. Pauline was married to the late Vernon Emerick, with whom she shared almost 66 years with. She loved living on the family farm with her husband.

Pauline had traveled to all fifty states. She enjoyed taking care of her home, being with her family, and going to flea markets with her husband. In earlier years, she was active in church and school functions.

Until a fall five weeks ago, she had spent her entire life on the farm. She then was able to come back to the farm and spend her last days there. Pauline was also a member of the New Madison United Methodist Church.

In addition to her parents, Pauline is preceded in death by her husband, Vernon Emerick; a sister, Maxine Bennett; a brother, Robert Bennett.

Pauline is survived by a daughter, Christy Hight and Dick George of New Madison; a son, Jack and his wife Pat Emerick of Florida; five grandchildren, Diana and husband Jeff Hall, Cathy and husband Paul Mikesell, Jill Emerick and Tony Vigh, Joe Emerick, and John Emerick; seven great grandchildren, Jessica Bates, Heather Nelson, Anthony Bennett, Audrey Bennett, Matt Dillon, Jade Vigh, Max Emerick, and Joe Emerick; two great-great granddaughters, Madison Bates and Dakota Wooten

Graveside celebration of life service will be held at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, June 10th, 2015 in the Greenmound Cemetery with Sylvia McKibben officiating. Friends and family may visit from 6 PM - 8PM on Tuesday, June 9th, 2015 at Braund Pope Funeral Home in New Madison. Family request memorial contributions be given to the State of the Heart Hospice. Donations will be accepted at the funeral home.

Arrangements entrusted to Braund Pope Funeral Home in New Madison. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.braundpope.com.