Emily Warner was born in 1913 in Jamestown, and celebrated her 99th birthday on Nov. 28. She attended Jamestown High School and had been employed by the former National Worsted Mills, spent the war years working for Marlin Rockwell and was employed in the grocery business for 30 years, until retirement from the former Quality Markets. She has been associated with the Girl Scouts with continuous service in the organization since 1944 and is known for knitting hats and mittens every year for the children of local schools.
Mrs. Warner is a member of the United Senior Council and the Lakewood-Busti Golden Agers where she held several offices. She also volunteered with Meals-on-Wheels in Lakewood for many years, enjoyed bowling and putt-putt golf when not working in her garden.
She has three grandchildren, Dr. James and Mrs. Valerie Scarpino, David Scarpino and Thomas Scarpino, and six great-grandchildren. A daughter, MaryEllen Windoft and son-in-law Byron Windoft, are deceased.