FULTON, NY – Leah Norine Emley Malambri, 95, formerly of Fulton, passed away peacefully on Tuesday January 3, 2017, at Bennett Place, New Albany, Indiana.
She was born March 17, 1921, in Wisner, Nebraska, to the late Raymond and Lillian (Neilson) Emley.
She was a longtime resident of Fulton, before moving to Indiana to be closer to her children.
Leah worked as a Registered Nurse at the Douglas County Hospital in Omaha, Neb., when she met her late husband Sgt. Joseph S. Malambri.
They later moved to Fulton and opened their business Joe Malambri Trucking.
Leah was also past employed with A.L. Lee Memorial Hospital, Fulton.
Upon their retirement, she and Joseph decided to move to Florida.
She was a past member of the Holy Family Church, Fulton Altar Rosary Society and the Eagles Club in Hornell, NY.
In addition to her husband, Leah was predeceased by their daughter, Cathy Malambri; and her siblings: Ruth Drobny, Marian Oliva, Charles, Joseph, John and Maurice Emley.
She is survived by three children: son, Lee (Janine) Malambri of Indiana, daughters: Lillian (Jack) Bates of Maine and JoAnn (Tom) Coker of Colorado; sister, Arliss Moreland of South Dakota; four grandchildren; five step-grandchildren; two great-granddaughters; four step-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Calling hours will be held 4 to 6 p.m. Monday at the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. Second St. S., Fulton.
Funeral services will follow at 6 p.m. Monday in the funeral home with Rev. John Canorro officiating.
Burial will be held in the Spring at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Fulton.