Monday, September 24, 2012

Edmonds, Emma Peet Risley 1858-1935 Hartwick Obituary

Edmonds, Emma Peet Risley 1858-1935 Hartwick Obituary


Emma Peet Risley Edmonds, 76, passed away Monday, January 27, at her home in Hartwick, following a shock. Mrs. Edmonds was born in Edmeston February 22, 1858, the daughter of Levi Peet and Caroline Walters. Her early life was spent in this community. She was twice married, her first husband being Herbert Risley and the second husband Loren Edmonds. She was a member of the Christian Church at Hartwick for over forty years and much of her life was spent in Hartwick and New Lisbon.
Surviving are three sons, William Risley, George Risley and Edward Risley, all of Hartwick; three sisters, Mrs. Nellie Harris of Waterville, Mrs. Olive Burdick of Edmeston and Mrs. Maude Parkin of New York, one brother, Ray Peet of Edmeston; and eight grandchildren.
The funeral was held from the Maxwell Funeral Home and later at the Christian Church. The Rev. R. C. Updyke officiated assisted by the Rev. L. N. Davis, pastor of the Methodist church. The body was placed in the Hartwick Cemetery for burial in the spring.

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