Emma Gardner
Thursday
7
June

Visitation at Funeral Home

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thursday, June 7, 2018
Lynch Funeral Home Inc
318 West Broad Street
Horseheads, New York, United States
Thursday
7
June

Funeral Service

8:00 pm
Thursday, June 7, 2018
Lynch Funeral Home Inc
318 West Broad Street
Horseheads, New York, United States

Final Resting Place

Rural Home Cemetery
Big Flats New York
Big Flats, New York, United States

Obituary of Emma Gardner

EMMA S. GARDNER Age 90 of Big Flats , NY passed away on Monday June 4 , 2018 at Elcor Nursing Home. Emma was born August 4 , 1927 in Horseheads , NY the daughter of the late John B. and Genevieve Southard Hartman. She married her husband Gordon Gardner Sr. and he pre-deceased her on September 24 , 1978. Emma was also pre-deceased by her brothers and sister Ted Hartman , Joseph Hartman, Fred Hartman , Bill Hartman , and Jennie E. Comfort. She was retired from Elcor Nursing Home and Rehabilitation Center in Horseheads, NY . Emma was a member of The Big Flats Presbyterian Church and The Big Flats American Legion Auxiliary for many years . She loved her family and friends and treasured the time she spent with them . Emma is survived by her loving children ; Duane A. & Faye Gardner of Big Flats , NY , Gordon & Sharon Gardner of Horseheads , NY , Jerry & Delia Gardner of Corning , NY , Joyce Pickel of Horseheads , NY , Darlene Cole of Lowman , NY , and Gale Anne & Joseph Sullivan of Elmira , NY ; 11 grandchildren , 17 great grandchildren , and 1 great great grandchild ; long-time companion Jim Keenan ; brothers and sisters : John Hartman of Millport , NY , Lester & Doreen Hartman of Breesport , NY , Ernest & Sheila Hartman of Horseheads , NY , Ruth Radford of Beaver Dams , NY , and Clara & Walter McNeil of Horseheads , Sue (Mrs. Fred) Hartman of Horseheads , NY , Pat (Mrs. Ted) Hartman of Elmira , NY, and Cindy (Mrs. Bill) Hartman of Florida ; several nieces , nephews , cousins , and a host of caring friends . Relatives and friends are invited to call at the LYNCH FUNERAL HOME 318 WEST BROAD STREET HORSEHEADS , NY on Thursday June 7 , 2018 from 6-8 PM . Mrs. Gardner's Funeral Services will be held at the conclusion of calling hours at 8 PM. Emma will be laid to rest next to her beloved husband Gordon in Rural Home Cemetery in Big Flats , NY. In lieu of flowers those wishing may remember Emma through memorials to a charity of one's choice. Words of Condolence and Memories may be shared at www.lynchsfuneralhome.com.

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