SHERMER, Joan C. (nee Emerson) of Blasdell, NY January 12, 2016; beloved wife of the late Robert R. Shermer; loving mother of Linda (late Lawrence) Pajak, Leslie (Nelson) Drosendahl, Susan Shermer and Karen (Thomas) Twarozek; cherished grandma of Arthur (Jill) Schwartz, Robert (Christy) Schwartz, Amanda (Luke Bennett) Markovich, Kerri (Philip) Machemer, Daniel (Elicia Ertel) Markovich, Joshua (Anna) Twarozek, Eric (Janet) Twarozek and Ashley (Joseph Elia) Twarozek; dear sister of Charles (Barbara) Emerson and the late Richard Emerson and Roland (Marye Anne) Emerson; adored great-grandma of 15 great-grandchildren; also survived by nieces and nephews. Family will be present to receive friends Thursday 4-8 pm at the (Blasdell/Lackawanna Chapel) JOHN J. KACZOR FUNERAL HOME, INC. 3450 South Park Ave. where funeral services will be held Friday at 10:00 am. Interment Hillcrest Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Cradle Beach or Hospice Buffalo. Share condolences at www.kaczorfunerals.com.