In Remembrance of Emma Jean "Dee Dee" Gaul
Emma Jean "Dee Dee" GaulDunmore, PA July 19, 1944 ~ February 2, 2012 Date of Service: February 8, 2012
Born in Scranton, daughter of the late Gerard and Emma Hoover Richardson, she was a graduate of Scranton Technical High School. She received a certificate in nursing and was employed as a private-duty nurse's aide. Emma enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren, whom she raised at a very young age. She also held a special place in her heart for her youngest grandson, Kye. She recently enjoyed making handmade jewelry. She will be sadly missed by all who knew her.
Surviving are two daughters, Robin Cherkas, Dunmore; and Heidi Buck and husband, Bill, Dunmore; a sister, Shirley Chrzanowski, Mildred; four brothers, Gerard Richardson and wife, MaryEllen, Dunmore; Donald Richardson and wife, Karen, Scranton; Pat Richardson, Dickson City; and Robert Hoover, Scranton; four grandchildren, Bobby, Brittany and Tommy Watkins and Kye; a great-grandchild, Kileena; several nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews and cousins. She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Christine Marie Gaul.
The funeral will be Wednesday from St. Mary of Mount Carmel Church, Chestnut Street, Dunmore, with Mass at 9:30 a.m. Interment, Cathedral Cemetery. Friends may call Wednesday, 8 a.m. until the time of Mass at the church.