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Emma S. Scerba

May 30, 1922 — January 6, 2023

Mt Morris

Emma S. Scerba

Emma S. Scerba, age 100, passed away on January 6, 2023 at Serenity Hospice and Home. She was born in Cleveland, OH on May 31, 1922 the daughter of Max and Elizabeth (Chovanec) Wittge. She worked in the binary department at Kable News in Mt Morris for over 20 years. Emma was a longtime active member of the Mt. Morris Moose Club. She liked to travel and be in the Northwoods of Wisconsin. One of her favorite places to visit was the House on the Rock. Emma loved being outside, camping, and going out to eat. In her younger years she loved to roller skate at the Pines Roller Rink. She is preceded in death by her parents, sons, Terry Scerba and Richard Scerba, daughter, Marilyn Negley, brothers, Leroy Wittge, Mark Wittge, sister, Rosemary Merrill, and ex-husband, William Scerba. She is survived and missed by her daughter, Lauri (Harold) Johnson of Amboy; grandchildren, Jason Negley and Jill Johnson; great grandchildren, Aurora Burt, MaKayla Burt, Mason Engle and Michael Burt; and daughter-in-law, Lola Scerba. Visitation will be held from 4:00 - 5:30 PM on Friday, January 13, 2023 with a prayer service at 5:30 led by Pastor John Kalebaugh at the Farrell Holland Gale Funeral Home, 110 South 7th Street, Oregon, IL. A memorial fund is established in her name.  

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Friday, January 13, 2023

4:00 - 6:00 pm (Central time)

Farrell Holland Gale Funeral Home

110 S 7th St, Oregon, IL 61061

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