Emily T. Hess, 98, taught in Warwick and Manheim townships, Brunswick Tours tour guide

By on November 8, 2017

Emily T. Hess, 98, widow of the late Arthur F. Hess, and daughter of the late John and Florence (Wilkinson) Turner of New Castle, died of natural causes on Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017, at Pleasant View Retirement Community. She previously lived in Lancaster.

She was a member of Highland Presbyterian Church for many years. After graduating from Ohio Wesley University, Emily earned a master’s degree from the University of Pittsburgh and then taught in Kinsman, Ohio, in Warwick Township, and retired from Manheim Township. She also worked several years as a tour guide for Rutt’s Tours and Brunswick Tours.

Besides belonging to various teachers’ organizations as well as a senior citizens group, she also belonged to the former Alta White Shrine, Amaranth; and she was past matron of Lititz Springs Chapter #499 Order of The Eastern Star.

Emily is survived by her two sons: Delbert E. Hess, husband of Jane; and John A. Hess, husband of Jane; four grandchildren; and three great-grandsons.

By Emily’s request there will be no viewing, and burial in Rothsville Lutheran Cemetery will be at the convenience of the family.

Memorial contributions may be made to Highland Presbyterian Church Memorial Fund, 500 E. Roseville Road, Lancaster, PA 17601.

To place a condolence online, visit SnyderFuneralHome.com. Charles F. Snyder Jr. Funeral Home & Crematory, Lititz, was entrusted with the arrangements.

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