- March 19, 1999 - April 12, 2017
- Hanahan, South Carolina
of Emily's Passing
- Memorials may be made to
St. Jude Children Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place
Memphis, TN 38105
ARDS Development Department
200 First Street SW
Rochester, MN 55902
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“We will miss you Emily! I pray that your in God's hands and is Resting in peace.
1 of 33 | Posted by: Marybeth Downer - Hollywood, SC
“She was so beautiful and full of life
2 of 33 | Posted by: Theresa Perez - Summerville, SC
“"Earth has no sorrow, that Heaven cannot heal", sweet Emily may you rest in Peace you will truly be missed. Absent from the Body and Forever Present...Read More »
3 of 33 | Posted by: Kingsley and Mr. D - SC
“I met Emily on Facebook after she and my son Christian became friends. She was always kind hearted and absolutely precious. Please know your family...Read More »
4 of 33 | Posted by: Caren Jeffcoat - Hanahan, SC
“We miss you, Emily I may not have known you very well but what I do know is that you were always very kind to me, I know that we didn't like each...Read More »
5 of 33 | Posted by: Jake Myers - Hanahan, SC
“Victor, Cathy and the rest of Emily's family, words cannot express how truly and deeply sorry I am for your loss. Every single one of you played a...Read More »
6 of 33 | Posted by: Kathie Conrad - Branchville, SC
“We are so sorry for the loss of your beautiful daughter Emily. Our thoughts and prayers are with the you and your family.John, Kelley, Ashton and...Read More »
7 of 33 | Posted by: John Canady - Hollywood
“Emily, you are so beautiful inside and out. I enjoyed having class with you this year, and getting to know you. I'm going to miss you so much. Sleep...Read More »
8 of 33 | Posted by: Maciah McKee - Hanahan, SC
“Emily was an amazing friend. I enjoyed being part of the Hanahan Marching Pride Color Guard with her. I will forever cherish the memories we have...Read More »
9 of 33 | Posted by: Paige Morton - hanahan, SC
“i love you so much
10 of 33 | Posted by: Makayla Morton - Hanahan, SC
“Please accept our heartfelt sympathy on the passing of your loved one. Your family is in our thoughts and in our prayers. Mayor Minnie Newman and...Read More »
11 of 33 | Posted by: Mayor and City Council of Hanahan - SC
“Victor and Cathy words can not express my sorrow. God will get you through this. She will be so sadly missed by all who knew her.
12 of 33 | Posted by: Jane Williams - N. Charleston, SC
“I'm so sorry for your families loss of a beautiful young lady,I never met her but I know her mom and Gina and my thoughts and prayers are with you
13 of 33 | Posted by: Tammie & Hansel Koester - Cross, SC
“We are so sorry for your loss. She was an amazing young lady. Praying for all of you . Dee Patrick & Jordan Malphrus
14 of 33 | Posted by: Dee Patrick - St George, SC
“I was color guard captain in my time at Hanahan High, my condolences to her family. Emily was beautiful and kind. I hooe she is at peace.
15 of 33 | Posted by: Jessica Smith - Hanahan, SC
“I'm so sorry for your lost. she was a beautiful girl with a beautiful soul she will be dearly missed .
16 of 33 | Posted by: Alexis Simmons - Summerville, SC
“RIP Little Model Sister! Rock those runways up there until we meet again! Love ya Em❤
17 of 33 | Posted by: Kelsi Delong - Islandton, SC
18 of 33 | Posted by: Paige Silverstein - ummervile, SC
“She was an amazing young woman that i had a privilege of knowing since birth. I have no words since her passing its such a tremendous loss to her...Read More »
19 of 33 | Posted by: Roberta Burkett - Summerville, SC
“So sorry for your loss. We will keep y'all in our thoughts and prayers!!
20 of 33 | Posted by: Brandi & Cliff Clark - SC
“I never really knew her well, but the news of her death deeply affected me.
21 of 33 | Posted by: Thomas Beardsley - Charleston, SC
“Emily will be truly missed by me and scooter. Uh go ahead and fly now angel spread your wings and continue your greatness from up above.
22 of 33 | Posted by: Brandy Fults - Charleston, SC
“you were a beautiful flower just getting ready to bud,when God took you home. i will forever remember your smile and watching in a distance as you...Read More »
23 of 33 | Posted by: gloria stevens - Hanahan, SC
“Praying for the family during this difficult time.
24 of 33 | Posted by: Christie Rainwater - Hanahan, SC
“She was a sweet loving person and everyone will miss her Rest In Peace Em
25 of 33 | Posted by: Makayla Morton - Hanahan, SC
“Emily u were a beautiful smart Talanted and sweet young lady, u will always be remembered, fly high chica
26 of 33 | Posted by: marvisha Smith - SC
“Please know that your family is in our prayers.
27 of 33 | Posted by: Caren Jeffcoat - Hanahan, SC
28 of 33 | Posted by: mary robertson - MONCKS CORNER, SC
“I never had the pleasure of meeting you. However I do find comfort in knowing you had such a loving support group in your family and friends. I love...Read More »
29 of 33 | Posted by: Mark Koessel - Sumner, WA
“I'm sorry for you loss. I was very close to Emily. She was in almost all my classes. She was very loved and she will be missed.
30 of 33 | Posted by: Abigail Elmore - Hanahan, SC
“You are my sunshine
31 of 33 | Posted by: Deborah Groves - Walterboro, SC
“Where does one begin. I still cannot believe it. Emily was a vibrant young lady. She got to live out her dream of being a model and doing fashion...Read More »
32 of 33 | Posted by: Beth and Megan Williamson - SC
“Emily you will be missed dearly you had a sweet soul with a beautiful heart.. To the family , my heart breaks for each and everyone of you and I'...Read More »
33 of 33 | Posted by: Recia and Jena - Goose creek, SC
Emily Nicole Getman, 18, of Hanahan, SC, died Wednesday, April 12, 2017. Her funeral service will be held Wednesday, April 19, 2017 in the J. Henry Stuhr, Inc., Northwoods Chapel, 2180 Greenridge Road at 2:00 pm. Interment will follow at Riverview Memorial Park. The family will receive friends Tuesday from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm in Stuhr Northwoods Chapel.
Emily was born March 19, 1999 in Charleston, SC, daughter of Victor Getman and Catherine Swenson Getman. She was a student at Hanahan High School and a member of the Hanahan High School Marching Band Color Guard.She is survived by her parents; three brothers, Alexander Getman, Jamie and Donovan Sessoms all of Hanahan, SC; and her maternal grandmother, Marti Swenson of Portland, OR; godmothers, Regina Sessoms and Rita Wilson of Hanahan; Aunt Mary Anne Robertson (Wayne) of Moncks Corner, SC. She was preceded in death by a brother, Andrew James Swenson.
Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 and/or ARDS (acute respiratory distress syndrome) Development Department, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55902.
Upcoming Funeral Services
Riverview Memorial Park
3715 Azalea Drive North Charleston, SC 29405