Emery A. Drescher, 101 of Saxonburg passed away peacefully on October 28, 2019 after residing four months with his daughter in Seneca, PA.
Born July 2, 1918 in Saxonburg, PA, he was the son of the late Charles A. Drescher and Anna M. Reamer Drescher.
Emery was a US Army veteran, serving in WWII during 5 major campaigns including the Normandy invasion. He worked as a die maker for Du Co Ceramics, retiring after 28 years. He was a member of the Bull Creek Presbyterian Church. Emery enjoyed growing apples, gardening, and yard work.
Surviving are his loving daughters, Louise M. (Daniel) Droney of Seneca, PA and Jean (Larry) Noble of Murrysville, his grandson, Timothy Droney of Seneca, PA and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Alice J. Drescher, who passed away July 11, 2017, sisters, Elsie Byers, Leola Zier, Margaret Graff, and Marie Alderson and brothers, William Drescher, Paul Drescher, Henry Drescher and Howard Drescher.
Friends will be received on Saturday, November 2, 2019 from 2-4 & 6-8 pm at the Fox Funeral Home, Inc. 410 W. Main Street, Saxonburg.
There will be no services. Burial will be private.
In lieu of flowers, Emery requested people to visit an elderly person because he was blessed to have people visit him.
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