Emily Jane Billig

October 12, 1926 – November 26, 2023


Emily Jane Billig (née Butt), 97, of Norwood, Pennsylvania, passed away peacefully on the evening of Sunday, November 26 surrounded by her loved ones.

Emily was born on October 12, 1926 in La Plume, Pennsylvania. She met her beloved husband, Forrest Billig, in 1946. Married shortly thereafter, they raised six children together and were regular supporters of local veterans organizations and the Norwood Historical Society. A devoted wife and beloved mother, Emily enjoyed baking, gardening, and spending time with her family.

Emily was predeceased by her husband, Forrest Billig, her son Craig Billig, her daughter Viki Johnson, and her grandson Garrett Fleming. She is survived by her children: Christine (Louis Guinasso) Billig, James (Trish) Billig, Norma Patton, and Robert Billig; nine grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held privately by her family at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Norwood Historical Society: http://www.norwoodpahistorical.org/#DONATION

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