Brian J. Emerson, 51, of Sugar Grove, PA., died Saturday

morning, December 17, 2016 at Warren General Hospital after an

illness of the past 4 months. He was born in Bradford, PA., to

Jerry Emerson of Hernando Beach, FL and the late Dawn Elaine

Hopkins Emerson. Brian was a resident of Warren area since

1984 and was formerly of Butler, PA., and Jamestown, N.Y.

He had been a self-employed landscaper and was an avid Harley

Davidson motorcyclist and car enthusiast. Brian enjoyed fishing,

throwing horseshoes, hiking and campfires. He is remembered

for his great sense of whit and humor, was always friendly and

outgoing and ready to help anyone he could.

In addition to his father, he is survived by his stepmother, Jan

Chaffee Emerson, his son, Jesse J. Emerson of White Oak, PA.,

Fiancé – Pam Cox of Sugar Grove, PA., 1 Sister – Karen N. Klos

and husband, Keith W. of Tidioute, PA., 1 Brother – David L.

Emerson of Custer City, PA., 2 Stepsisters – Marlene Calabro and

husband, Mike of Olean, N.Y., Tamara Polino and husband, Greg

of Buford, GA, 5 nieces and 3 nephews.

Friends may call at the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., 304

East Street, Warren, PA. on Friday, December 23, 2016 at 12:00

Noon until 1:00 P.M. when a memorial service will be conducted

by Rev. Marcus Briggs, Chaplain of the Warren General Hospital,

officiating. Those wishing to place memorials may do so through

Warren General Hospital Cancer Care Center, 2 Crescent Park,

Warren, PA., 16365. E-mail condolences may be sent by visiting