Emma Sermon

Obituary of Emma Jean Sermon

Sodus/Asheboro, NC: May 3, 2008 in Asheboro, NC, Emma Jean passed away peacefully at age 86. She is predeceased by her parents, loving husband Howard; three brothers and two sisters. She is survived by daughter Pat Myers; son Edwin (Sherrill) Sermon, grandchildren; Teresa (Ralph) Shaffer, Jeff Myers, Kristian Myers, Jonathan (Shelia) Sermon, Kristin Bowden, Sean (Betty) Sermon, and Brian Sermon; nine great-grandchildren. Emma Jean was employed for many years at Sarah Coventry in Newark where she made many lasting friends. Emma Jean and Howard enjoyed camping, hiking, canoeing, biking and cross country skiing with their many close friends in Sodus. For twenty years they spent the month of August in New Hampshire where they were often joined by friends. Emma Jean loved playing bridge and belonged to several Bridge Clubs. She also enjoyed quilting and needlepoint, collecting light houses and antique dishes. She left many mementos for her family. Friends are invited to call, Friday May 9th, 2-5 p.m. at Norton Funeral Home, 45 West Main St, Sodus. Emma’s funeral service will be held Saturday, May 10th, 11 a.m. from St. John’s Episcopal Church, 54 West Main St, Sodus. Interment will be at Sodus Rural Cemetery, with a reception following at St. John’s Episcopal Church Fellowship Hall. In lieu of flowers, donations will be accepted at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 54 West Main St, Sodus, NY 14551, Carillon Assisted Living, 2925 Zoo Parkway, Asheboro, NC 27204, or Hospice of Randolph County, PO Box 9, Asheboro, NC 27204
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