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STRAKA, Shirley J. (Emerson)

STRAKA - Shirley J. (nee Emerson) Of Buffalo, entered into rest September 27, 2016. Beloved wife of the late James Straka; devoted mother of Sharon (Paul) Gates, Sandra Alexandria (David) Teed, Clifford (Annette) Straka and Jeffrey Straka; cherished grandmother of Allison (Thomas) Duffy, Jeffrey Gates, Lindsay (Rob) Lopez, Stephanie (Michal) Mroz, Brian Straka, and Luan Teed; adored great-grandmother of Aiden Lopez, Madeline and Jack Duffy and Greyson Gates; loving daughter of the late Clarence and Gertrude Emerson; dear sister of Robert (late Marie) Emerson and the late Raymond Emerson; sister-in-law of Linda Straka; lifelong friend of Dot Sowers, Jean Laird and Mary Lou Sticht; also survived by many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Relatives and friends may visit the LOMBARDO FUNERAL HOME (Northtowns Chapel), 885 Niagara Falls Blvd. near Eggert/Sheridan Dr. on Friday from 3-8 PM where the funeral service will be held Saturday morning at 9:30 o'clock. Interment White Chapel Memorial Park. Online condolences made at

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