Emilie Braun Leach

Obituary of Emilie Braun Leach

Emilie W. Braun Leach, age 94, of Morgan Estates in Geneseo, died Thursday, April 27, 2017 at Highland Hospital in Rochester, NY.

She was predeceased by her husbands, August J. Braun and Thomas J. Leach.

She is survived by her daughter and son in law, Karen and Robert Laub of Conesus, many nieces and nephews including, Brigit Anhalt and Frank Wurst both of Germany.

Emilie was born May 19, 1922 in Abtsdorf, Czechoslovakia the daughter of Emil and Anna Springer Wurst. She immigrated to the United States in 1938 with her aunt and uncle, Mr. & Mrs. Joseph J. Springer to Oneida, NY. Emilie was a Graduate of Oneida High School and attended Buffalo State Teacher's College. She was the President of the Oneida Supply Company in Oneida, NY before her retirement to Florida. Emilie was a member for over 50 years of the First Presbyterian Church of Oneida and the Order of Eastern Star. She was also a member of the Oneida Area Women of Rotary. Emilie was a Past President of the Oneida Area Zonta Club, Past Director of the Chamber of Commerce and on the Advisory Board of Directors for Chase Lincoln Bank. She was an avid golfer during her retirement in Florida before residing at Morgan Estates in Geneseo for many years.

The family would like to thank Staff at the Highland Hospital Palliative Care Unit and the Visiting Nurse Hospice Program at the UR Medicine Home Care.

No prior calling hours. Memorial Services will be private at the convenience of the family.

Memorials in Emilie's memory may be made to a charity of one's choice.

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