Emma F. (Glick) Zook (1922-2020)

Posted November 16, 2020

Emma F. (Glick) Zook, Newmanstown, PA, entered into eternal rest on Nov. 16, 2020, at the age of 97 years, 10 months, and 23 days.

Born Dec. 24, 1922, in Gap, PA, she was the daughter of the late John and Sarah (Fisher) Glick and was married to the late Abner K. Zook on Nov. 17, 1943. To this union were born five sons and two daughters.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Abner K. Zook (2010), brothers, Christian F. Glick, David F. Glick, four infant brothers; and a sister, Rachel F. Zook. Surviving is five sons: John (Joyce Groff), of Marietta, SC; Benuel (Martha Glaze), of Philadelphia, PA; Elmer, of Portland, OR; Amos, of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; Raymond (Jane Martin), of Mendon, MA, and two daughters: Nancy, wife of Larry Weaver, of Myerstown, PA, and Verna, wife of J. Elvin Horst, of Newmanstown, PA; and 30 grandchildren and 107 great-grandchildren.

Emma’s meek, cheerful spirit, sweet smile, and faithful example were an inspiration to many. She was a member of Schaefferstown Mennonite Church and displayed the love of Christ as she “stretched out her hands to the poor” by sewing hundreds of blankets for distribution to the needy.

A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020 at 10 a.m. in Schaefferstown Mennonite Church, 625 N. Market St., Myerstown, PA. Interment will be made in the adjoining church cemetery. Viewing will be on Monday from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the church. PLEASE OMIT FLOWERS. Clauser Funeral Home, Inc. is handling her arrangements. www.clauserfh.com

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