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Emma D. Mace, 72, of Millersburg, passed away on Wednesday, May 10, 2017, at the Harrisburg Hospital. Her death was due to complications from muscular sclerosis. She was a resident at the Manor at Susquehanna Village.
She was born May 19, 1944, in Harrisburg, a daughter of the late Robert G. Hoy and Dorothy J. (Mentzer) Nice.

Emma attended Millersburg High School and Allentown Bible College.
While living in Indiana, she worked at Eastern Hancock School District in Charlottesville, Ind., for 10 years. She was one of the first women school bus drivers for the school district. During 1984, she moved back to her hometown in Millersburg. She worked at the Tower Sales Mini Market, and most recently Rohrer Bus Transportation.
She attended the Calvary Wesleyan Church of Millersburg.

Emma is survived by her husband, Marvin H. Mace; son, David E. II and his wife Brenda Baker, of Halifax; stepson, Todd M. and his wife Karen Mace, of Dalmatia; daughters, Naomi R. (Baker) and her husband David Chatmon, of Greenfield, Ind., Lisa A. Baker, of Dunreith, Ind., Davenia M. (Baker) and her husband Samuel Harding, of Indianapolis, Ind., and Vicki J. (Baker) and her husband Tom Whary, of Lykens; sister, Shirley A. (Hoy) Harner; 15 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and her first husband, David E. Baker, of Lewisville, Ind.
She was preceded in death by three brothers-in-law and three sisters-in-law.

A visitation will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday at Calvary Wesleyan Church, 200 Miller Road, Millersburg, followed by a celebration of life at 11.

In lieu of flowers, the family has requested donations in Emma's memory be made to Calvary Wesleyan Church, 200 Miller Road, Millersburg, PA 17061, or to the Muscular Sclerosis Foundation at msfocus.org.

The Hoover-Boyer Funeral Homes Inc., Millersburg is handling the arrangements.
To sign the guestbook go to www.hbfuneralhomes.com.
Published on May 11, 2017
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