The Obit For Zigmond Emery

Flemington native Zigmond Emery has died; lived in Levittown and once worked for Levitt the home builder

By Hunterdon County Democrat
March 12, 2010, 5:21PM


LEVITTOWN, Pa. — Zigmond P. Emery died on Friday, March 12, 2010 at his home. He was 86.

Born in Flemington on Sept. 8, 1923, a son of Zigmond and Theresa Emery, he had lived in the Levittown area for the past 58 years.

A 1941 graduate of Flemington High School, Mr. Emery was an Army Air Corps veteran of World War II.

He was formerly a construction manager for Levitt and Sons, Levittown, Pa., then worked for the Hovnanian home-building firm in the same capacity.

A standout baseball player, Mr. Emery played minor league baseball with the Philadelphia Phillies farm system.

A daughter, Suzanne Mattingly, died in 2005.

Surviving are his wife of 65 years, Beatrice Turner Emery; a daughter, Teresa Kleingunther of Sellersville, Pa.; and four grandchildren.

Services: Graveside services on Wednesday, March 17, 10:30 a.m. in St. Magdalen Cemetery, North Main Street, Flemington, under the direction of the Holcombe-Fisher Funeral Home, 147 Main St., Flemington. There are no calling hours.