DEERFIELD - Sandy L. Emig, 56, of Deerfield passed away on Monday, Nov. 12, 2012 at the Cleveland Clinic.
Sandy was born in Salem on April 26, 1956, the daughter of Bill and Bonnie (Shane) Irwin, she was a graduate of Walsh University with a degree in Nursing.
She worked as an RN at Alliance Community Hospital and Alliance Visiting Nurse Association and was most recently employed at Pet Supplies Plus in Alliance as a Groomer.
Sandy attended Damascus Friends Church and loved all kinds of animals and being outside in nature, she enjoyed dancing, all kinds of sweets but especially ice cream. Her most precious time was spent with her family.
Survivors include her mother Bonnie Irwin of Beloit; two daughters, Stacy McMahon of Canton and Holly (Mike) McMahon Schenk of North Georgetown; a son, Aaron McMahon of Cleveland; and three grandchildren, Michael, Piper and Kelly Schenk. She is also survived by her brother Mike (Kathy) Irwin of Alliance; her Aunt Emmabelle (Gene) Peterson of Homeworth; three nephews, Jason, Evan and Ryan Irwin.
She was preceded in death by her father William "Bill" Irwin; an uncle, Gary Irwin; and her grandparents, Bessie Cranston, Ford and Louise Shane, Ruth Ann Timmerman and Walter and Shirley Irwin.
Services will be held at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012 at Gednetz-Ruzek Funeral Home with Pastor John Ryser officiating. Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Memorial Contributions can be made in Sandy's honor to Angels for Animals, 4750 West South Range Road, Canfield, OH 44406. Friends may send condolences and sign the guest register online at www.grfuneralhome.com.
Arrangements are by Gednetz-Ruzek Funeral Home in Sebring.