Mark Emchick, 70, passed away peacefully Thursday, August 4, 2022 after a hard fought battle with cancer.
Mark was born in Cleveland Ohio on October 3, 1951 to Harold Emchick and Jennie Dolence Boal.
Raised in Cleveland, he was a die-hard fan of the Ohio State Buckeyes and the Cleveland Browns. He earned his Bachelor's and Master's Degrees from National University and served in Vietnam as a Corporal in the United States Marine Corps. He worked for Northrup Grumman for 25 years in the Aerospace industry as a Master Planner of Facilities.
Mark was a dedicated family man, married to his “Bashert” (Destiny) Michele (Parker) Emchick for 51 years.
His family includes his Wife Michele; Daughters Jessica Dryden and Tiffany Emchick; Sons-in-law Kishon Dryden and Kirk Kraus; Grandchildren Kingston and Canaan Dryden, and Sophia Williams; Brothers Larry Emchick, Gerald Emchick, Mark J. Emchick, Robert Emchick and Tim Marinelli; Sisters Darlene Billy and Renee Emchick and numerous nieces, nephews, extended family and close friends.
He was preceded in death by his Parents and a Sister, Roberta Madey.
Viewing will be Thursday, August 11, 2022 from 1:00 PM to 3:00PM at Ammen Family Cremation and Funeral Care, 1001 South Hickory Street, Melbourne. A service with Marine Corps Honors will be held at 3:00PM.
Memorial Contributions in Mark’s honor can be made to William Childs Hospice House, 381 Medplex Parkway, Palm Bay, Florida 32907 or online at hf.org/hospice/.