Emma Louise (Knapp) Nickerson, 56, of Beaver Dams, NY passed away on Saturday, April 22 2023 at home. She was born on August 3, 1966 in Dover, New Jersey. Emma graduated from Dundee High School in 1985. She married Jeffrey A. Nickerson on August 19, 2006 in Montour Falls, NY. She worked as a Direct Support Professional with the ARC of Schuyler for 4 years, and later she was a housewife caring for her family.
Emma loved taking care of her new home, her fur babies, her grandchildren and her husband. She never missed a chance to brag about her grandbabies and her daughter Emily who is currently serving in the US Navy. She enjoyed being outside enjoying good weather and gardening. She enjoyed talking to her family and friends. She loved going shopping with her daughters and trying to figure out what she wrote on her shopping list. She loved cranking up and rocking out to 80's music.
Surviving Emma are her husband of 17 years, Jeffrey Nickerson; three daughters, Emily Gublo, of Moore, OK, Elaine Gublo, Beaver Dams, NY and Julia (Jason) Nickerson-Carpenter of Blue Ridge, Georgia; a son, Randy Nickerson, of Austin, TX; two sisters, Crickett Robles of Corning, NY and Sheryl Elliott of Horseheads, NY; two brothers, Michael (Cherie) Knapp of Elmira, NY and Raymond (Gail) Knapp of Charlotte, NC; four grandchildren; and by several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was predeceased by her parents, her brother Joseph Knapp in 2016, and baby Johnny D. Cleary in2003.
A celebration of Emma's life will be held at 2:00 pm Saturday, April 29, 2023 at the Hammondsport/Bath KOA Resort, 7531 County Road 13 Bath, NY. In lieu of flowers, please make donations in Emma's name to The ARC of Chemung-Schuyler 711 Sullivan Street Elmira, NY or Ronald McDonald House Charities at RMHC.org