Nedra W. Emes, 82, of Amity Township, passed away July 7, 2015 at 6:00 am in Reading Hospital. She was the wife of Dr. William R. Emes. Born in West Chester she was the daughter of the late Frank and Ona (Catt) Whitesides. In addition to her husband, Mrs. Emes is survived by her daughters Melissa Emes of Reading and Tracey (Emes) Imbusch of Floral Park, New York and her son Rodney Rhoades of Lebanon. She is also survived by her step daughters Alison Emes of Reading; Jennifer Stoffa of Pennsylvania and Lauren Emes of Reading. Also surviving is her granddaughter Gabrielle Imbusch of Floral Park, New York along with her 4 other grandchildren.
A gathering to celebrate Nedra's life will be held at Stopper's Restaurant, 6421 Perkiomen Ave., Birdsboro, PA 19508 on Thursday, July 9, 2015 at 6:30 pm. Whelan Schwartz Funeral Home, 444 North 9th Street, Reading is in charge of arrangements and online condolences may be made at www.whelanschwartz.com