Emma Gale



Emma Gale, 93, of Myrtle Beach, SC, passed away peacefully Friday, February 3, 2017 at home surrounded by her loving family. She was born January 26, 1924 in Cleveland, OH, daughter of the late Phillip and Catherine Pachner Santich.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her loving husband, Ernest Gale; sister, Dorothy Jesunas; brother, George Santich; and son-in-law David Henry.

Emma was a parishioner of St. Andrews Catholic Church in Myrtle Beach.

She leaves to cherish her memory her two daughters, Peggy Henry of Myrtle Beach and Marilyn Vinca and husband, Ed of Charlotte, NC; two sisters, Eleanor Gassner of Solon, OH and Rosemarie Santamary and husband, Leon of Parkman, OH; four grandchildren, Mandy, Barry, Anne and Adam; four great-grandchildren, Brady, Ella, Nathan and Grant; and her beloved cat, Queenie.

A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00, Tuesday, February 7, 2017 at St. Andrews Catholic Church in Myrtle Beach. Inurnment will follow at Southern Palms Memorial Gardens in North Myrtle Beach.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations be made in Emma’s memory to the Grand Strand Humane Society, 3241 Mr. Joe White Avenue, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577.

Online condolences may be directed to: www.burroughsfh.com.

Burroughs Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Murrells Inlet (843.651.1440) is assisting the family.