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Kathaleen Faye Emory

January 27, 1959-June 11, 2016

Kathaleen Faye (Dodson) Emory, fondly known as “Kathy,” age 57, of New Castle, DE, passed away peacefully on Saturday June 11, 2016, surrounded by her loving family.
Born in Wilmington, DE on January 27, 1959, she was the daughter of the late Richard and Lucy Dodson.

Kathy was a beloved wife, loving mother, and adoring Mommom. She dedicated her life to caring for her family and home. In her spare time, she enjoyed going to yard sales, traveling, car shows, family events, outdoor activities, watching her children’s and grandchildren’s activities and especially watching and shopping on QVC. She was happiest spending time with her grandchildren whom she adored. Kathy will be missed by all that knew and loved her.

Kathy is survived by her beloved husband of 39 years, Alvin R. Emory, Jr.; children, Brandy Anderson and Brandt Emory (Cortney); grandchildren, Cassidy, Guilianna, Isabella, and Brandon; and brothers, Phillip Dodson (Marty) and Pat Dodson.

Kathy’s family wishes to extend their sincere appreciation to the entire staff of the Helen F. Graham Cancer Center, Medical Oncology Hematology Consultants, and Delaware Hospice for all of the exceptional love, care and support they provided.

A memorial service will be held at 3:30 pm on Saturday afternoon, June 18, 2016 at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE 19720, where a visitation will be held from 2:30 pm until 3:30 pm. Interment will be held privately in the Silverbrook Cemetery, Wilmington, DE.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Kathaleen Emory Pathway of Hope Memorial Fund, c/o Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Homes at the address listed above. Memorial contributions will be used to install a pathway brick in Kathy’s honor at the Helen F. Graham Cancer Center.

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  1. Sherry Stevens, June 15, 2016

    Brandy and Cassidy, I’m so sorry about your mom and your mom-mom, she was a good women and will be sadly missed by all that knew her

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  2. Pat Cornette, June 15, 2016

    It’s never enough time with those we love..so glad to have known Kathy..it was a long road for her and the family..but now she is at Peace..R.I.P. Kathy.

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  3. Marjie Ritter, June 15, 2016

    To Brandy and family. My heartfelt condolences to you in this sad time. Praying for peace and comfort. RIP Mrs Emory.

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  4. Wendy Brenner, June 15, 2016

    Just when you think life ends, it’s just the beginning……………
    ~~~~You leave the world you were in, grow wings and fly to where you really belong~~~~
    R.I.P. ♡

    When visiting you that night with Brandy, you kept talking about a certain song “Eric Church”. So Brandy searched and found it. As she put the ear buds in your ears your ears, it was like you were in a different world (peaceful place). You listened to it three times. Well, we had no idea what it was until we got in the car and decided to listen to the word] to say, we both balled our eyes out driving home realizing why you wanted to hear that song so bad and felt like a lot was lifted from you.
    Mom, I made you a promise and I will always keep it.
    I am glad you are no longer suffering in pain. I know you are looking down smiling over your family. Miss you!

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    • Wendy Brenner, June 16, 2016

      Correction….
      “Saving Grace” by Everlasting♡ was the song

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  5. Vanessa Novello -Carter, June 16, 2016

    Brandt and family, so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Please let us know if you need anything. ~Vanessa

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  6. Kevin P. Duffy, June 16, 2016

    So very sorry to hear about the Emory & Dodson families’ loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you all during this sad time. I was honored to have known Kathy for several years, and she will indeed be missed.

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  7. Linda & Vince Brady, June 16, 2016

    Dear Rob and family, there really are no words to express our sympathy for you and and your children. You were fortunate to be married for such a long time to such a lovely lady. We have always enjoyed our visit with you and Kathy, and truly regret not doing it more often.May God give you all comfort and strength in the coming days. And know that Kathy is not suffering any more and is at peace.

    Linda and Vince Brady

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  8. Ms Selby, June 17, 2016

    I would like to offer my sincere condolences to the entire family. For comfort during this difficult time please read in your Bible, John 11:23-25 Psalms 83:18 also Acts 24:15…

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  9. Linda Fontello, June 22, 2016

    Dear Rob , please accept my heartfelt condolences on the loss of your wife Kathy . My thoughts & prayers are with you and your family

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