Emma Joline Alburg (1928 - 2016)

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Emma Joline Alburg, age 88, of Sawmill Drive, Brockway, Pa., died on Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2016, at her residence.
Born in Westville, Pa., on March 3, 1928, she was the daughter of the late Edward and Alice Mae Hynds Emanuelson. Joline was married to John Milton Alburg and he preceded her in death on Sept. 19, 1982.
Retired, she and her husband ran Alburg's Grocery in Sugar Hill for 33 years. In her younger years she also worked at Sylvania and at Moody's Variety Store.
Joline was a member of the Sugar Hill Presbyterian Church where she enjoyed and stayed active in any and all church activities.
Another of her favorite things to do was take trips to, and spend time at her grandson's store, Bill's Place.
She is survived by two daughters, Kathy (Paul) Fremer of Brockway, Connie (Richard) McElhinny of Brookville; one son, John Alburg also of Brockway; a sister, Janet Cribbs of New York; and a brother, Ron (Eloise) Emanuelson of DuBois. She is also survived by five grandchildren: Bill Fremer, Rebecca Fremer, Michael Fremer, Andrew Fremer, Arizona April Bunce; and three great-grandchildren, Emma Joline Bunce, Carson Bunce and Blakely Fremer.
In addition to her parents and her husband, she is also preceded in death by a brother, Harold Leroy Emanuelson; and a sister, Betty Wolfe.
Calling hours will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, Sept. 9, at the Sugar Hill Presbyterian Church. The funeral service will be at 2 p.m., also at the church, with Pastors Dave and Emily Koehler officiating. Burial will follow in the Beechwoods Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to the Sugar Hill Presbyterian Church.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Carlson-Shugarts Funeral Home, Inc., Brockway. Online condolences may be left at csfhinc.com
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Published in The Courier Express on Sept. 8, 2016