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Jane M. Emerling

Jane M. Emerling, 92, formerly of Boston, passed away February 14, 2019 at Bertrand Chaffee Hospital.


Jane was born in Buffalo on May 23, 1925 to the late Frederick and Katherine (nee Kimmick) Brown. She married Robert A. Emerling on April 3, 1948. He passed away Nov. 5, 2005.

Jane was a devout and faithful Catholic and was a lifelong member of St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church in Boston. She enjoyed making chocolate chip cookies, baking, crocheting and knitting afghans, was a member of the WNY Snowmobile Club and thoroughly enjoyed family vacations.

In addition to her parents and husband, Jane was preceded in death by her twin sister Janette Emerling and a brother Godfrey R. Brown III.

Jane is survived by four daughters Ann (Daniel) Bowman of Port St. Joe, Fla., Carol (Jerald) Hoch of Springville, Nancy (Curtis) Fisher of Springville and Judy (Thomas) Kishlar of Rochester; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

A Mass of Christian Burial was held from St. John the Baptist RC Church, 6895 Boston Cross Road, Boston. Burial was in the church cemetery.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to St. John’s Church.

Arrangements were made by the Smith-Weismantel Funeral Home, 271 E. Main St., Springville. Online condolences may be made at


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