Emily D. (Peterson), 91, of Lambertville, NJ on Thursday, March 14, 2013. Born and raised in Paterson, NJ, she resided in Fair Lawn for more than fifty years before moving to Lambertville five years ago. Mrs. Ehler was a former parishioner of St. Anne R.C. Church in Fair Lawn and St. John R.C. Church in Lambertville. An active member of her community, Emily was a member of the Republican Club, Ladies Auxiliary, Holiday Celebration Committee and a volunteer with the Office of Emergency Management all of Fair Lawn as well as a volunteer with Kurth Cottage at Valley Hospital in Ridgewood.
Prior to retiring, she was a manager with the Fair Lawn High School Cafeteria for many years.
Beloved wife of the late Edward T. Ehler. Loving and devoted mother of Edward T. Ehler, Jr. and wife Nancy and step mother of Janet Check and husband Bob. Cherished grandmother of Carrie Dykes and husband Chris and Sean and Michael Ehler. Adored great-grandmother of Finn Dykes.
A funeral mass is planned for Wednesday, March 20, 2013, 11:30 AM at St. Anne R.C. Church, 15-05 St. Anne Street Fair Lawn, NJ 07410. Interment will follow at George Washington Memorial Park in Paramus. The family will receive relatives and friends Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at Vander Plaat-Caggiano Funeral Home, 13-31 Saddle River Road, Fair Lawn, NJ, 201-797-3500.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Emily's name to St. Anne R.C Church would be greatly appreciated. For additional information please visit www.vpfairlawn.com