Emma's Story

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Emma E. Weatherby, 19, of New Castle passed away the morning of Friday, April 13, 2018, at Children's Hospital in Pittsburgh, after a long, courageous battle with cancer. Emma was the epitome of strength and grace.
Born Sept. 15, 1998, in New Castle, she was a daughter of Jon W. Weatherby II and Melissa K. Sherwood.
Emma was a 2017 graduate of Neshannock High School , where she was a cheerleader. She attended Clarion University.
Emma enjoyed participating in and attending musicals, loved children and hanging out with her friends. Emma had a very special bond with her brother, Ethan.
She was a member of First Baptist Church.
Along with her parents, she is survived by her paternal grandparents, Jonathan and Carol Weatherby of New Castle; her maternal grandfather, Delaney Sherwood and wife, Cathy, of Eldred, Pennsylvania; and her brother, Ethan Weatherby of New Castle.
Preceding her in death was her maternal grandmother; Diana Austin.
Visitation will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday and from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday at First Baptist Church, 984 W. Maitland Lane, New Castle, Pa. 16105. A service will be held immediately following visitation ar 4:30 p.m. Wednesday with the Rev. Scott Frederick and the Rev. Josh Watts officiating.
Burial will be at Graceland Cemetery.
The family would like to extend a special thanks to all of her doctors and nurses at CHP for their superb care. Additional thanks go to the amazing friends, family and community for their never ending prayers and support.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the family.
Online condolences may be offered to the family by visiting www.cunninghamfh.com.
Published on April 15, 2018
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