Emily C. Herr, a former secretary, died Thursday in St. Joseph Hospital after a short illness. She was 100.
Miss Herr was born in Brooklyn. She lived in Buffalo for nearly 30 years before moving to Lancaster in 1973.
Miss Herr worked as a secretary at American Optical for 27 years, retiring in 1971.
She was a member of Home Bureau Association, St. John's Lutheran Church and Lutheran Church Women, Lancaster. She enjoyed traveling.
Services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday in Wendel & Loecher, 27 Aurora St., Lancaster. Burial will be in Lutheran Cemetery, Buffalo.