Emma's Story

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Emma Jean Renninger, 39, of Winfield, entered into rest at 12:58 a.m. Friday, Jan. 5, 2018, due to injuries suffered in an automobile accident.
She was born March 15, 1978, in Lewisburg, the daughter of Robert Lee Renninger and Shirley Jean (Eberhart) Renninger, of Winfield.

Emma graduated from Mifflinburg Area High School Class of 1996. She then attended the Institute for Integrative Nutrition in New York.
Emma was the chef/owner of Emma's Food for Life, Selinsgrove. Previously she worked at the Inn at New Berlin, and Walnut Acres. She was also engaged in farming on the family farm in Winfield, and was a founding member of the Selinsgrove Farmers Market.
She was a member of the Sustainable Ag Society and the Susquehanna Ridge Runners Club.
Emma enjoyed cats, gardening, raising small farm animals, running, and traveling.

Surviving in addition to her parents is one sister, Susan Renninger and companion Nathan Shallenberger, of Mifflinburg; a nephew, Teddy Shallenberger; and numerous extended family members.
She was preceded in death by her paternal grandparents, Theodore and Florence Renninger; her maternal grandparents, Harold and Bertha Eberhart; and an uncle, William Renninger.

Family and friends are invited to the visitation from 1 to 3 p.m. Tuesday at Emmanuel United Church of Christ, 326 Market St., New Berlin, followed by the funeral at 3, with Pastor James Cope and the Rev. Alice Rauch, officiating.
Interment will be in the New Berlin Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Emma's memory may be sent to Emmanuel UCC, 326 Market St., New Berlin, PA 17855.

Funeral arrangements are by Dominick T. Adamo Funerals · Cremations · Monuments, 16 Walnut St., Mifflinburg.
To share in Emma's online memorial, please visit www.adamofh.com.
Published on January 6, 2018
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