Peter (Pete) S. Emma of Chestnut Ridge, NY passed away at home surrounded by his family. He was 87.
Peter was born June 27, 1931 in East Irvington, NY to Rocco and Grace (Zito) Emma. He grew up in Elmsford, NY and then lived in Chestnut Ridge for the past 60 years.
Peter was a Combat Army Veteran of the Korean War from 1952-1954. Locally, he was a member of the American Legion Pomona Post and worked as a butcher for 53 years. He enjoyed watching sports especially football and UConn women’s basketball and loved spending time
with his family.
He is predeceased by his loving wife, Marge, and his siblings, Joe, Katie, and Tony.
Peter is survived by his daughter, Mary Emma of Elmsford, NY, his son and daughter in law, Mark and Linda Emma, his granddaughter, Amanda, the pride and joy in his life, of Thiells, NY. He is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews and friends.
A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated 10:00 AM Friday at St. Aedan Church, Pearl River, NY. Burial will follow at Frederick Loescher Veteran Cemetery, New Hempstead, NY. Visiting will be
held Thursday from 4:00 to 8:00 PM at Wyman-Fisher Funeral Home Inc.
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