Donald N. Emery Sr.
MOUNT VISION — Donald N. Emery Sr. entered the presence of his Lord and Savior on Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013, in Sebring, Fla., formerly of Mount Vision, N.Y.
He was born to the late Donald and Julia Emery on Nov. 24, 1934, in Bay Shore, Long Island, New York. Don was well known as a master artist in drywall application in a career working in construction.
Don married his lifelong best friend Lorraine Shelton on Nov. 27, 1955, who survives, as does a brother, John R. of New Suffolk, L.I., N.Y.
He is also survived by seven children, Donald (aka Mike) N. (Lynn) Jr. of Loudonville, N.Y.; Glenn R. of Glenrock, Wyoming; Dr. Sandra L. of Burkina Faso, West Africa; Jeffrey S. of New York; Keith A. of Mount Vision, N.Y.; Mrs. Peggy L. (Mike) Carr of Laurens, N.Y.; and Matthew J. (Shirley) of Fairport, N.Y.; eight grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren as well as cousins, brother and sister-in-laws, nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013, with visitation one hour prior at Maranatha Baptist Church, Maranatha Village, in Sebring, Fla. A later memorial service will be held at Don’s home church on May 3, 2014, at First Baptist Church, Schenevus, N.Y. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to Camp Northfield, 96 Wannamaker Rd., Northfield, MA 10360 in memory of “Gramp” Emery.