In Remembrance of Emma Jean "Dee Dee" Gaul

Emma Jean

Emma Jean "Dee Dee" Gaul

Dunmore, PA July 19, 1944 ~ February 2, 2012 Date of Service: February 8, 2012

Emma Jean "DeeDee" Gaul, 67, of Dunmore, died Thursday in Moses Taylor Hospital after a brief illness. Her husband, Thomas, died Oct. 10, 2008.

Born in Scranton, daughter of the late Gerard and Emma Hoover Richardson, she was a graduate of Scranton Technical High School. She received a certificate in nursing and was employed as a private-duty nurse's aide. Emma enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren, whom she raised at a very young age. She also held a special place in her heart for her youngest grandson, Kye. She recently enjoyed making handmade jewelry. She will be sadly missed by all who knew her.

Surviving are two daughters, Robin Cherkas, Dunmore; and Heidi Buck and husband, Bill, Dunmore; a sister, Shirley Chrzanowski, Mildred; four brothers, Gerard Richardson and wife, MaryEllen, Dunmore; Donald Richardson and wife, Karen, Scranton; Pat Richardson, Dickson City; and Robert Hoover, Scranton; four grandchildren, Bobby, Brittany and Tommy Watkins and Kye; a great-grandchild, Kileena; several nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews and cousins. She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Christine Marie Gaul.

The funeral will be Wednesday from St. Mary of Mount Carmel Church, Chestnut Street, Dunmore, with Mass at 9:30 a.m. Interment, Cathedral Cemetery. Friends may call Wednesday, 8 a.m. until the time of Mass at the church.

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Jennifer Rader
Posts: 4
My Condolences
Reply #3 on : Sat February 11, 2012, 13:01:59
Robin I just wanted to let you know I am so sorry to hear about your mom. I am also sorry for the heartache your family has had to endure over the past several years. Continue to be strong, it sounds like you and the rest of your family have been very strong over the years. Take Care. Jennifer Rader
Martin Nealon
Posts: 4
Our Condolances
Reply #2 on : Fri February 10, 2012, 13:19:30
Robin and Family

Melissa and I are very sorry for the loss of your Mom Words fall short of expressing our sorrow for your this loss!
Robin Cherkas~ Daughter
Posts: 4
To My MOM ~
Reply #1 on : Wed February 08, 2012, 14:08:38
If I Could Be Where You Are~

Where are you this moment ?
only in my dreams .
You're missing , but you're always
a heart beat from me .

I'm lost now without you ,
I don't know where you are .
I keep watching , I keep hoping ,
but time keeps us apart .

Is there a way I can find you ,
is there a sign I should know ,
is there a road I could follow ,
to bring you back home ?

Winter lies before me ,
now you're so far away.
In the darkness of my dreaming ,
the light of you will stay ,

If I could be close beside you ,
If I could be where you are ,
If I could reach out and touch you ,
and bring you back home ,

Is there a way I can find you ,
Is there a sign I should know ,
Is there a road I could follow ,
to bring you back home to me .