Emma Louise Harbison age 91, of Sewell, NJ passed away Thursday, March 19th, 2020 at Terraces At Parke Place surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Camden, NJ and lived in Sewell, NJ for many years. Emma was predeceased by her husband Harry and son Mark Harbison, parents Louis and Margaret Stites, brothers Louis and Charles Stites (Effie), daughter in law Debbie Harbison, grandaughter Bethany Harbison, and great grandaughter Katelyn Proctor. Survived by children: Margaret Keeley (Bill), David Harbison (Kathy), Brian Harbison (Maria), Matthew Harbison, Dawn Anderson (Steve). 14 grandchildren: Michael Keeley (Olga), Ryan Keeley (Tanya), Philomena DeRose (Troy), Lauren Harbison, Kristen Proctor (Todd), Mark Harbison (LeAnne), Brian Harbison (Nicole), Jacob, Abigail, Elsie, Abel and Ben Harbison, Erica and Brian Anderson and 15 great grandchildren: Celeste and Domenic DeRose, Kyleigh Harbison, Aurora Ryan, Kimberly and Kendall Proctor, Lucas and Marcelo Keeley, Maren and Lucy Peacock, Emmalise and Stella Harbison, Eliana and Jonah Keeley, and Natalie Warner.
Emma enjoyed music, dancing, rollerskating, skiing, gardening, baking, bike rides, boogie boarding, trips to the shore, reading, games, Hallmark movies, HGTV, and spending time with her family and grandpups! . She also was an avid football fan and attended most all of her family's sporting events. Emma was once a member of Sewell Baptist Church, and St. Patrick's Catholic Church of Woodbury. She was a kind, resilient gentle soul and was loved by many.
A private service for her immediate family with burial to follow at Woodbury Memorial Park in West Deptford, NJ. A memorial service for family and friends will be planned at a later date
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to The American Cancer Society.
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