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Helen M. Emerling

July 18, 1919 — January 4, 2013

Helen M. Emerling

Helen was born in Hamburg, New York on July 18, 1919 a daughter of the late Henry and Mary Feldman Frink. Mrs. Emerling worked on the family farm doing the bookwork and tending to the farms vegetable stand in Boston. They moved to Perry in 1961 when they bought the Davis farm in Perry. She was a member of St. Isidore’s Catholic Parish, several bridge clubs, and the mutual friends of the Perry Public Library. She enjoyed reading, playing cards, making wool hooked rugs, knitting, embroidery, quilting and she found great joy in her grandchildren.

Survived By:
She is survived by 2 daughters; Mary Jo (Dale) Hewitt of Perry, Martha (Richard) Garrett of Lewes, DE., 2 sons: John (Elizabeth) Emerling of Perry and Thomas (Margaret) Emerling of Billings, MT., 7 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren, 2 sister-inlaws, along with several nieces and nephews.

PRECEDED IN DEATH: along with her parents she is preceded in death by her husband Jerome Emerling who died in 1982 and a daughter-in-law: Val Jean Emerling who died in 1980.

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A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday January 10th at 11:00 A.M. at St. Isidore’s Catholic Parish (St. Joseph’s Church in Perry).

Interment will take place in St. John the Baptist Cemetery, Boston, NY.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Perry Public Library 70 N. Main St. Perry, NY 14530.

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