Suella E. Serafin, 87 Dillwyn Native Dies In Suffolk

Published 12:00 am Sunday, August 1, 2010

JUNE 3 – Suella Emert Serafin, 87, died Thursday, May 27, 2004 in Suffolk.

Mrs. Serafin was a member of Alexander Baptist Church in Portsmouth and a retired teacher from Beulah Elementary School, Chesterfield.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Samuel Rufus Emert and Myra Sutton Emert of Dillwyn; her husband, Francis Joseph Serafin and her brothers, Clarence Hugh Emert, Rufus Glen Emert and Roy Andrew Emert, Sr.

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She is survived by her daughter, Betty Serafin Evans and son-in-law. Henry Earl Evans of Chesapeake; two granddaughters, Stefanie Frances Evans of Chesapeake and Elizabeth Rene Evans of Raleigh, NC; a brother, the Reverend John Merle Emert of Inwood, WV and a sister, Maxine Emert Senger-Morgan of Richmond.

Funeral services were held May 31 at Sturtevant Memorial Funeral Home, Portsmouth. A graveside service was held June 1 In Dale Memorial Park, Chesterfield.