Virginia E. (Chiaverini) EmmertMay 27, 1925 ~ February 23, 2017 (age 91)
Virginia E. (Chiaverini) Emmert, 91, of Bell Acres, died Thursday, February 23, 2017, in Good Samaritan Hospice, Wexford.
Born May 27, 1925, in the lovely town in Palena, Italy, a daughter of the late Giovani and Guiditta (Cacchione) Chiaverini, she came to America at the age of three and resided in Ambridge for the next 18 years. She attended school at Harmony School and Ambridge High School, graduating in 1943. She married her high school sweetheart when he was discharged from the Air Force in 1946. They left to live in California where her husband attended USC. They lived there for seven years before returning to Sewickley, where they made their home for their remaining years. During which, they had four sons, Robert Scott Emmert, Barry James Emmert (deceased), Kent Andrew Emmert and Keith John Emmert. Virginia had a full and interesting life. As a busy wife, mother and daughter, she found time to voluntary work at places like the D.T. Watson Home, the Sewickley Hospital Auxiliary, with her church as a Sunday school teacher for many years, and was also active in St. Paul's Lutheran Church Women's Group, Sewickley.
She and her beloved husband enjoyed most all sports and bowled for many years. Most of all, she loved going ballroom dancing every Saturday night. The golden years were busy with traveling to many parts of the world.
Her purpose in life was to be a good daughter, wife and mother and she worked at doing the best she could. Her friends also meant very much to her.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Emmert; a son, Barry Emmert, and four brothers, James, Bernard, Anthony and John Chiaverini.
She leaves behind her sons, Robert S., Kent A. and Keith J., and daughter-in-law, Debbie; three grandchildren, Stephanie, Valerie and Craig Emmert; two great-grandchildren, Gracie and Holden Findley; a brother and two sisters-in-law, Leonard and Marlene Chiaverini, and Melanie Chiaverini, and many cousins and nephews in New York.
There will be no viewing at her request.
A private burial service will take place at Economy Cemetery at a later date.
BOHN-MATICH FUNERAL HOME INC., 1099 Maplewood Ave., Ambridge, has been entrusted with arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of your choice.