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Emma Darling

June 22, 1947 August 11, 2021
Emma Darling
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Emma Darling, a lifelong resident of Middletown, passed away peacefully at home on August 11, 2021. She was 74 years old.
The daughter of James and Dorothy O’Dell Darling on June 22, 1947, in Middletown, NY. Emma graduated from Twin Towers in 1966 when it was still a High School. After graduating college, she went on to work as a Teacher’s Assistant for Twin Towers Middletown School for over 30 years. She loved working with children, and helping them learn. Emma is described as a smart, outgoing, people person. She was also an avid reader.

Emma is survived by her husband, Lester Card. Sons, Earl Smith Sr., (Florence), James Smith (Donna), and Miles Moore. Siblings, James Darling Jr., and Rev. Maria Darling. Grandchildren, Chloe Smith, Trent Smith, Earl Smith Jr., Imani Smith, Rhyan Smith, Elaysia Smith, Devown Hines, Ali Lewis, and Jazmin Lewis. Great-Grandchildren, Zack Smith, Ava Smith, Valerie Smith, Nova Smith, and Nyla Aitch....and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she is predeceased by her grandson Miles Xavier Moore.
A Visitation will take place on Saturday, August 14, 2021 from 1-3 pm at Applebee-McPhillips Funeral Home, Inc. Middletown, NY.

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1:00 PM 8/14/2021 1:00:00 PM - 3:00 PM 8/14/2021 3:00:00 PM
Applebee-McPhillips Funeral Home

130 Highland Ave.
Middletown, NY 10940

Applebee-McPhillips Funeral Home
130 Highland Ave. Middletown 10940 NY
United States

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