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September 11, 1942 ~ May 12, 2020 (age 77)


Emily Mary (Levitsky) Cressman born September 9, 1942 age 78, moved on from this life to her next adventure on May 12, 2020 at Belle Haven Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center of Quakertown. She was the wife of the late Roger Cressman who passed away in November of 2001. They had been married for 37 years at the time of his passing. Emily was born and raised in West Hazleton, Pa And was the daughter of Emil and Sabina Levitsky. She moved to Quakertown in her early twenties to live with her favorite Aunt, Julia Miller, to start a new life. She met her future husband Roger shortly after, married and raised two children, Wendy and Roger Jr. Though they moved to different areas around Quakertown for the first few years they finally settled into their final home just outside of Quakertown along South Old Bethlehem Pike in 1976. Throughout her life Emily worked at various jobs in local factories and in retail but her true passion and enjoyment came from working in childcare for over forty years. When she wasn’t working with young children she was tending her vegetable garden, playing with her cats, listening to her favorite music or planning her next fishing trip to Canada which she and her husband enjoyed for 20 plus years. She was a devout Catholic and loved her church, St. Isidore’s very much. She is survived by her daughter Wendy Ann and her husband William W. Kling from Quakertown, Pa, and her son Roger S. Cressman Jr. and his wife Dawn (Covely) Cressman of Bethlehem, Pa. Emily has five grandchildren and four great grandchildren and also leaves behind nieces, great nieces and nephews she loved very much. She is also survived by her siblings, Harriet Billman and her late husband John Billman, Stephen Levitsky and his wife Judy Levitsky and David Levitsky. In addition to her husband she was preceded in death by her sister Elaine (with surviving husband Gary) and by her brother Donald.(with surviving wife Judy). Emily requested to be cremated and her wishes were honored. In lieu of flowers the family asks that a donation be made in her name to the local SPCA of Quakertown, Pa.

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Bucks County SPCA
60 Reservoir Rd., Quakertown PA 18951

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