Joan E. Amerman, 84, of North Syracuse, passed away peacefully at St. Joseph’s Hospital. Born in Syracuse, she was the daughter of the late Otto H. and Muriel Etta Ackerson Herrmann and was also predeceased by her sisters, Jean Stevenson and Jane Herrmann. She graduated from North Syracuse High School in 1949.
She was a life member of the NYS Volunteer Fire Police Auxiliary and a member of the Altar Guild of St. Thomas Episcopal Church.
Mrs. Amerman was a casualty specialist in the office of the vice president of A. T. Armstrong Co, an agency for Utica Mutual and the Hartford Insurance Companies until retirement in 1973. She was also the Vice President of A.D. Amerman and Son Electrical Contractors.
Surviving are her loving husband of 66 years, Donald D.; her daughter, Karen (Tim) Falise; her siblings, Robert (Kitty) Herrmann, Barbara Herrmann, Douglas Herrmann and Patricia (Bill) Boylan and several nieces and nephews.
Services will be Friday, January 15, 2016 at 10 a.m. at Fergerson Funeral Home with burial following in North Syracuse Cemetery. Calling hours will be Thursday from 5 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home, 215 South Main Street, North Syracuse.
Donations may be made, in lieu of flowers, to St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, 904 Vine Street, Liverpool 13088 or to the North Syracuse Fire Department Association, 109 Chestnut Street, North Syracuse, New York 13212.
Date of Death: January 11, 2016
Fergerson Funeral Home, Inc.
215 South Main Street
North Syracuse, NY 13212
Published in Syracuse Post Standard from Jan. 11 to Jan. 12, 2016