Sachs, Emily D.

December 28, 2008

On Sunday, December 14, 2008, EMILY D. SACHS, 91, died peacefully at her home in Taylorsville (n. of Mt. Airy), with many members of her family present. She was born in Baltimore on November 18, 1917 to the late Irene Cunningham Phelps and William Phelps. She married Melvin G. Sachs Sr. on June 28, 1941. Formerly of Linthicum, she was a member of the Altar Guild at St. Johns Lutheran Church and the Anne Arundel Historical Society where she avidly researched her family history. She was a great seamstress and very artistic, working with ceramics in her younger days. During WW II, she worked for the Bendix Corporation. She also worked at McCormick's in Baltimore. Homemaking was her greatest love and she excelled at that. She is survived by her son, Melvin G. Sachs, Jr.; her daughter, Suzanne Treffner, with whom she resided; grandson, Tim Treffner and wife, Emily; granddaughter, Krista Hubschman and husband Joe; granddaughter Heather Sachs; grand- daughter Stacia Elliot and husband Dan; and 9 great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her sister, Betty Dawson and her sister- in-law Dorothy Phelps; her nephew Burton Phelps and wife Tonna, and her niece, Cindy Dawson. She was predeceased by her brothers, Vernon Phelps and Burton Phelps and niece Marcia Rosenberg. A remembrance and celebration of her life will be held on Sunday afternoon, January 11, 2009 at her home in Taylorsville.

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