Erma Esther Brininger

Erma Esther (Stahl) Brininger, 95, a former resident of High Street, Flemington, died Monday, Nov. 28, 2016, at Susque-View where she resided the past four years.

She was born July 9, 1921, in Snyder County, a daughter of the late Charles and Elsie Stahl.

Erma was married to Edgar Brininger who preceded her in death in 1990.

She worked as a laundry technician for Lock Haven Hospital.

Erma was a member of First Church of Christ, Flemington.

She most of all enjoyed her family gatherings, embroidering and playing cards.

Surviving are six sons, Ronald Brininger of Selinsgrove, Elwood (Nancy) Brininger of Beech Creek, James (Connie) Brininger of Howard, Robert (Janice) Brininger of Virginia, Paul (April) Brininger of Mill Hall and Thomas Brininger of Lock Haven; also seven daughters, Joyce Long of Mifflinburg, Arlene Sager of Williamsport, Shirley Sampsel of Flemington, Barbara (Tom) Carson of Beech Creek, Sarah (Robert) Lewis of McElhattan, Debra (George) Fultz of Beech Creek and Sheila (Ross) Weaver of Flemington; 36 grandchildren, several great-grandchildren and many great-great-grandchildren; one sister, Thelma (Luther) Arnold of Freeburg; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by three brothers and three sisters, a son-in-law Stanley and a daughter-in-law Ruth.

Erma was preceded in death by a daughter Audrey, an infant son Eugene and an infant daughter.

The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 2, 2016, at the Helt Funeral Chapel, 232 Hogan Blvd., Mill Hall, with Pastor Mark Riley officiating.

Friends and relatives will be received on Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral chapel.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Alzheimers Association, 57 N. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre, Pa. 18701-1309.

Burial will be at Rest Haven Memorial Park, Lock Haven.

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