of Orchard Park, NY. September 8, 2020. Devoted wife of 63 years to Richard R. Emerling, Sr.; dearest mother of Richard R. Jr. (Dianne), Jeffrey (Cynthia), Todd (Cheryl), and Lisa (Brian) Shaffer. Loving grandmother of the late Patti (Emerling) Rybij. Also survived by nine grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Daughter of the late Albert and Ellen (Sager) Bogardus; sister of the late Phyllis (late William) Mammoser and the late David (Linda) Bogardus. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. Mrs. Emerling was an active member and former direcoress of the Altar Guild at Trinity Episcopal Church in Hamburg for many years, a long time member of the Episcopal Church Women's Organization and delivered Meals on Wheels for over 30 years. No prior visitation, a memorial service will be held at Trinity Episcopal Church at a future date. Memorials may be made to Trinity Episcopal Church, 261 E. Main Street Hamburg, NY 14075, Meals on Wheels or the American Cancer Society. Funeral arrangements entrusted to LOOMIS, OFFERS & LOOMIS INC. FUNERAL HOME HAMBURG CHAPEL.