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Emma (Troyer) Sommers

January 22, 1930 June 24, 2019
Emma (Troyer) Sommers
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Obituary for Emma (Troyer) Sommers

Emma (Troyer) Sommers, 89, of Amherst, VA passed peacefully from this life to her eternal rest on June 24, 2019, at Blue Ridge Christian Home in Raphine.

She was born on January 22, 1930 in Sugarcreek, OH to Lester and Katie Troyer.

On April 5, 1956, she was united in marriage to Allen Sommers and they shared 63 years together.

She gave her heart to the Lord in her youth and faithfully served the Lord all her years. She was a member of Bridgewater Mennonite Church at the time of her death.

She is survived by her husband, Allen, two sons, Samuel Sommers and wife, Suzanne, Jason Sommers and wife Miriam; three daughters, Sarai Horst and husband James, Joanna Horner, Lois Heatwole and husband Wesley; thirty-one grandchildren; twenty-five great-grandchildren; three sisters, Mattie Schlabach, Malinda Mast and husband Roy, and Laura Hershberger and husband Jacob; brother, Lester Troyer, Jr., and wife, Katie; brother-in-law, Monroe Beachy.

She was preceded in death by her parents, brothers Menno Troyer, Melvin Troyer; sister, Alma Beachy; son-in-law, David Horner; and one grandchild.

The family will receive friends from 4-8 pm on Friday, June 28, 2019 at Bridgewater Mennonite Church, 2551 Fadley Rd, Bridgewater.

A funeral service will be held at 10 am Saturday at the church with burial to follow at the church cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Bridgewater Mennonite Church, c/o Earl Eshbach, 111 Vista Lane, Harrisonburg, VA 22801.


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visitation

Friday

28

Jun

4:00 PM 6/28/2019 4:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 6/28/2019 8:00:00 PM
Bridgewater Mennonite Church

2551 Fadley Road
Bridgewater, VA 22812

Bridgewater Mennonite Church
2551 Fadley Road Bridgewater 22812 VA
United States

funeral service

Saturday

29

Jun

10:00 AM 6/29/2019 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 6/29/2019 11:00:00 AM
Bridgewater Mennonite Church

2551 Fadley Road
Bridgewater, VA 22812

Officiating will be Daryl Bair, Glenn Sensenig, Roger Berry, Joathan Nolt and Earl Eshbah. Burial will follow service in the church cemetery.

Bridgewater Mennonite Church
2551 Fadley Road Bridgewater 22812 VA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Bridgewater Mennonite Church Cemetery Final Resting Place

2551 Fadley Road
Bridgewater, VA 22812

2551 Fadley Road Bridgewater 22812 VA
United States

Memorial Contribution

Bridgewater Mennonite Church

c/o Earl Eshbach
111 Vista Lane
Harrisonburg, VA 22801
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