Emerson,Thelma Elizabeth, a beloved mother and cherished soul,
departed from us on November 5, 2023, at Oakview Terrace Assisted
Born and raised in the heart of San Antonio, Texas, Liz was the sole
living survivor among her eight siblings. She was preceded in death by
her parents, Salvadore and Agnes Palacios; and her siblings Herlinda
Looney, Alicia McGoon, George, Ralph, Edward, Ernest, Reynaldo and
Her nickname at an early age was Lizzy, named that by her best friend
for life from 5 years old, Irma Villarreal, who has kept in touch with her
through eight decades.
Liz is survived by her daughter, Jeannette, and two sons, Mark and
Chris and grandchildren, Mason and Christian. Her presence will be
She was a devoted mother, great cook, and seamstress, who in her
younger years loved roller skating.
She was happy to spend the last two years of her life close to her
daughter in the warmth of Florida walking in the local parks, watching
the wildlife, going to the zoo and the beach, shelling and best of all –
shopping. Previously for many years lived near Cooperstown, NY.
Liz Emerson may have departed this world, but her spirit, love, and the
memories she gifted us will forever linger in our hearts. In her passing,
she leaves a void that can never be filled but also a legacy of love that
will never fade.
Liz’s Memorial Service will be held on Monday, November 20, 2023 at
11 am at Michels & Lundquist Funeral Home, 5228 Trouble Creek Rd,
New Port Richey, FL 34652. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations
may be made to your favorite charities in her name, or any Children’s
Assistant Programs, such as Children in Need, Pasco Kids First, or St
George Greek Orthodox Church in New Port Richey, Fl
5228 Trouble Creek Rd. New Port Richey, FL 34652
- Monday, November 20, 2023
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM