Emily Margaret (Peg) Henry, 94, of East Brady, passed away November 17, 2020,
at Quality Life Services of Chicora, where she had been a resident for the past four
Born May 13, 1926, in Varnville, South Carolina, Emily was the daughter of
Winfield and Willie Mae (Shaffer) Buzard. She was a 1944 graduate of Union High
School, where she played on the women’s basketball team and participated on
the cheerleading squad. Emily married Paul M. Henry in 1947.
Emily was a member of St. Eusebius Roman Catholic Church in East Brady, where
she sang in the choir and volunteered for church events.
Surviving are two sons, Martin P. Henry (Toni) of East Brady and Tim S. Henry
(Rose) of Butler; four grandchildren, Adam Henry, Theresa Riley, Timothy Henry,
and Robert Henry; and three great grandchildren, Ethan, Michaela, and Aydenn
Riley. She is also survived by a sister, Louise Guntrum, of Brockport, NY.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Winfield and Willie Mae Buzard; her
husband, Paul M. Henry; a brother, Marvin Buzard; and a granddaughter, Amber
Emily worked at the Tops All grocery store in East Brady and at the Chicora
Medical Center for a number of years. She will be remembered for spending time
with her family, baking fresh bread and cinnamon rolls, and her enjoyment in
buying and wrapping gifts for holidays and special occasions.
Arrangements are under the direction of Buechele Funeral Home and Cremation
Services, Inc., East Brady, and will be private. A funeral mass will be held at a later
Memorial donations may be made to the East Brady Volunteer Fire Company at
101 Graham Street, East Brady, PA 16028.
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