Erma L. Remington, 94, passed away Thursday morning, Nov. 19, 2020, at her home at Park Centre in Newton. A graveside service will begin at 10 a.m. Monday, Nov. 23 at Union Chapel near Ira. Due to state and federal guidance on gatherings, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, facemasks are required. Pence-Reese Funeral Home in Newton, has been entrusted with the arrangements. In lieu of flowers, and as an expression of sympathy, memorials may be designated in Erma’s name.
Erma Leah Remington was born Oct. 8, 1926, the daughter of Buril J. and Florence M. (Beals) Norris in Ira. She was a graduate of the Colfax Senior High, Class of 1945.
On March 25, 1949, Erma was united in marriage to William E. Remington at the North Glendale, Calif., Methodist Church. She had lived in Colfax, Glendale and Tucson, Ariz. She retired after 27 years from Shore Corp. Insurance Company, as the payroll supervisor. She attended the First United Methodist Church in Newton.
Erma had devoted her life to her husband and friends. She had a brother, Max Norris; sister-in-law, Florence Norris; and two nieces, Carolyn and Colette. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, William, on Feb. 22, 2019; and a sister, Marjorie Norris. She is survived by her many good neighbors and friends.
Online condolences may be made to pencefh.com.