Emma Carlson

Emma Jean Carlson, 84, of 215 Park Avenue, passed away Friday (April 25, 2014) at Kane Community Hospital.

Born February 26, 1930, in James City, she was a daughter of Harry and Hazel Smith Bouch. She was married to Walter N. Carlson who preceded her in death.

Mrs. Carlson, a homemaker, was a member of Tabor Evangelical Lutheran Church and was a former member of the V.F.W. Auxiliary.

Surviving are three daughters, Toni (Jim) Morgan of Greenville, Deborah (Bob) Nelson and Alice Dougherty both of Kane; four sons, Walter (Lori) Carlson, John (Melinda) Carlson, Thomas (Missy) Carlson, all of Kane and Wade (Leanne) Carlson of Tonawanda, NY; two brothers, Edward Bouch of James City and Harry J. Bouch; and a sister, Pat Johnson of Kane. Also surviving are fourteen grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; one greatgreat grandchild; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Frank Bouch and Richard Bouch; two sisters, Jerry Royer and Lois Weidenhoff; and her longtime companion, Don Cooley.

Friends will be received at the Cummings Funeral Home, Inc. on Tuesday from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. and again on Wednesday from 10:00 to 10:45 a.m. Funeral services will follow at 11:00 a.m. at Tabor Evangelical Lutheran Church with the Rev. William Waterman, pastor, officiating. Burial will be at Mt. Tabor Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 95 Main Street, Bradford, PA 16701 or to a charity of the donor’s choice.

Online condolences can be expressed at www.cummingsfh.com.