Emma Jean Rishel

Emma Jean Rishel

BIRTH: 08/13/1930

DEATH: 10/02/2017

Emma Jean Rishel, 87, of Baden, died Monday, October 2, 2017, at Villa St. Joseph, Baden.

Born August 13, 1930, in Rossiter, Pa., she was a daughter of the late Clair and Amber (Hamilton) Jordan.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Wade Rishel, in 1998; a daughter, Judy Cahalan; five brothers, Don, Carl, Lee, Irvin and Ralph Jordan, and two sisters, Mabel and Hazel Rishel.

Surviving are two daughters, Yvette Katekovich (Ted Kasper) and Tami Sacco (Vincent); a son-in-law, John Cahalan; two brothers-in-law, Jack (Loretta) Rishel and Dave Rishel; seven grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Friends will be received Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. in the GABAUER-MATTER FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION SERVICES, INC., 1133 Church St., Ambridge, gabauerfamilyfuneralhomes.com, where a service will be held Thursday at 10:30 a.m. Pastor Beth Wierman will officiate.

Interment will follow in Sylvania Hills Memorial Park.

The family would like to give a special thanks to Villa St. Joseph for the wonderful care they provided for Emma.

If desired, memorial contributions may be made to Villa St. Joseph, 1030 W. State St., Baden, PA 15005.





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