Emma F. Prine

CLYMER – Emma F. Prine, 82, of 731 Clymer Sherman Road, died Sun-day (Aug. 25, 2013) at Cor-ry Memorial Hospital.

She was born Sept. 21, 1930 in Busti, the daughter of Ernest and Irene Smith Haley.

She had been employed at the former Monitor Furniture Co. and Chautauqua Hardware.

Emma was a life member and past president of the Gerry Fire Aux., Falconer Legion Ladies Aux. where she had served as president several times, Chaut. Co. American Legion Aux. past president and continued on to be Eighth District president, Mayville VFW #8647, Disabled American Veterans Aux. Chapter 47 of Jamestown, Chaut. Co. Joint Veterans Council, 8ET40 Salon 649, and the DAV Aux. Dept. of New York, Commander. She had been a volunteer at the Gerry Rodeo grounds for many years.

She had served many fish fries at the Falconer American Legion and enjoyed cross stitch, embroidering, word search, and her family and friends.

Emma is survived by a daughter, Sandra Koerselman of Clymer; two grand-daughters, Tina and Tara Koerselman of Clymer; a brother, Frederick Haley of Jamestown, and her sisters-in-law, Dolores Haley of Jamestown and Ruth Haley of Texas.

Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Frederick J. Prine whom she married June 19, 1953; a son Barry Prine; four brothers, Clyde, Robert, Chester, and Allen Haley; and a sister, Ethel Spencer.

The funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday in the Peterson Funeral Home, Frewsburg. The Rev. Noah Livingston, pastor of the Abbe Reformed Church, Clymer will officiate. Burial will be in Pine Hill Cemetery, Falconer.

The family will receive friends from 3 to 7 p.m. Friday and one hour prior to the service in the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to the Gerry Vol. Fire Dept., 4490 Gerry Levant Road, Gerry, NY 14740 or Clymer Fire Dept., 8756 W. Main St., Clymer, NY 14724.