Emily J. Kormanski

Feb. 27, 1931 – Jan. 24, 2021

Emily J. Kormanski, 89, Altoona, formerly of Saxton, died Sunday at Hillview Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center, Altoona, after an extended illness. She was born in Everett, daughter of the late Jason H. and Margaret Josephine (Barton) Eshelman.

She married Frank M. Kormanski in 1955 in Everett. He preceded her in death in 1983.

She retired in 1993 as a teacher at Tussey Mountain School District with 37 years of service.

Emily was a 1948 graduate of Everett High School, received a bachelor degree in teaching from University of Pittsburgh in 1952 and a master’s degree from Shippenburg University. She was a member of PSEA and her bridge club. She enjoyed playing the piano and gardening.

Emily is survived by three children: Brian M. (Ramona) Kormanski of Altoona, Adam S. Kormanski of Saxton and Nyssa E. (Chris) Smith of Bellefonte; three siblings: James Eshelman of Florida, Richard Eshelman of Akron, Ohio, and Nancy Wertz of Everett; and eight grandchildren. Emily was preceded in death by a son, Joel M. Kormanski, and two siblings, Lucille Middlesworth and Wilbert Eshelman.

Interment is private at the convenience of the family at Ave Maria Cemetery, Dudley.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, there will be no visitation.

Arrangements are by Jones Funeral Home, Altoona.