Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Patsy Emberty Was Entrepreneur Mom.(Obituary)

Byline: Paul Logan Journal Staff Writer

Patsy Emberty was considered a pioneer in the 1950s, working outside the home along with her husband while raising a family.

She owned and operated four different Albuquerque laundry businesses during three decades and was known as a hard worker, said her daughter, Beverly Kelly of Albuquerque. She said her mother was ahead of her time.

Emberty died Tuesday at Presbyterian Kaseman Hospital after all her organs shut down, Kelly said. She was 85.

A memorial service will be held at 1 this afternoon at Gabaldon Mortuary, 1000 Coors SW.

"She was outgoing and fun," her daughter said. "Everything was funny to her. …

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