EMERSON, Edith M. – The family of Edith Mary Emerson (nee Kelly) aged 90 years, are deeply saddened by her passing at the Royal Gardens, Peterborough on New Years Eve. Beloved wife of Frank for 65 years. Dear mother of Mary (Rob) Bark, Paula (Rob) Armstrong and Mark Emerson (Roma Kozlov). Proud grandmother of Jennie (Steve) Armitage and Kate Bark, Brock (Tara) Armstrong, Kelly (Alex) Dettman and Mary Armstrong. Loving great-grandmother of Cayden & Ashton Armitage, and William & James Armstrong. Edith was very dedicated and a wonderful role model to her family with her love, dignity, gentle spirit, quiet strength, wise counselling and high standards. Edith will be greatly missed. Many thanks to the staff of the Royal Gardens for their caring support. If desired, condolences to the family, or donations in her memory to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or a charity of your choice may be made at www.CommunityAlternative.ca or by calling 705-742-1875. There will be a private family service with interment at Nestleton United Church at a later date.