We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Shumaker Funeral Home, Inc.
Emery Martin Secosky, 92, went home to be with his Lord peacefully on Friday, July 15th, 2022 in Punxsutawney, Pa.
Emery was born in Calumet, Pa on December 20th, 1929, the son of the late Steve and Anna Secosky.
He was preceded in death by 3 sisters and 4 brothers.
Emery is survived by his loving wife of 71 years, Margaret ( Harhai ) Secosky; daughters Susan Pilon, Julie Secosky, Paulette Blystone; sons Rick Secosky and Emery S. Secosky, seven grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews.
Emery was a veteran who served his country as an Army/Air Force Staff Sargent.
He retired as a welder from ITE Imperial in South Greensburg.
An avid outdoorsman who loved to hunt and fish, Emery also was a Fish Deputy for the Pennsylvania Fish Commission for many years.
Emery took pride in raising his family and working the land they lived on to provide for them.
He was very mechanically minded and could fix practically anything.
HE WAS A MAN OF HIS WORD AND A HANDSHAKE WAS ALL HE NEEDED. UNTIL WE SEE YOU AGAIN, "TAKE 'ER EASY, BLACKIE!"
A Celebration of Life to honor Emery's life will be held at 1 p.m. on Thursday, July 28, 2022 at Shumaker Funeral Home, Inc., Punxsutawney.
Military Honors will be accorded by the Jefferson County Honor Guard.
Online condolences may be made at www.shumakerfh.com