Emma Parris

Obituary of Emma Parris

Emma G. Parris, age 99, of Chester Heights, PA,  formerly of Swarthmore, PA, died Sunday, June 10, 2018.  Emma was born July 21, 1918 in Oxford, PA. She was the daughter of the late Edgar and Estella (Angle) Griest.  Predeceased by her husbands Alexander F. Little and Joseph H. Parris Jr., sons Alexander G. Little and Joseph H. Parris III.

Emma dedicated her life to family and raising her children. Her greatest joy was her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  Emma enjoyed crafts especially needlework.



Loving Daughter: Emily A. Ferreri

Also survived by 8 Grandchildren and 16 Great-Grandchildren


Funeral Service: Friday, June 15th  at 10:00AM at the Minshall Shropshire-Bleyler Funeral Home, Ltd., Middletown (Rte. #352) & Knowlton Rds., Middletown Twp., Media, PA 19063.


Visitation: Friday, June 15th after 9:00AM at the funeral home.


Interment: Edgewood Memorial Park, Glen Mills, PA.


In Lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to: Christ Episcopal Church of Media, 311 South Orange Street, Media, PA 19063.