Emilie L. Schmalbach, 95, of Brookfield, passed away peacefully at Candlewood Valley Healthcare Center on Saturday, January 26. She was born in NY, NY on February 1, 1917, daughter of the late Joseph and Elizabeth Lancaric. She was the head of the IBM Department at Stauffer Chemical in New York City for many years and later retired from Powerhouse Repair in Brewster.
Emilie was a loving and devoted mother. She loved her dogs and enjoyed gardening and spending time outdoors.
She will be sadly missed by her son, John Schmalbach of Brookfield.
She was predeceased by two sisters and three brothers.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, January 31 at 10 a.m. at St. Joseph Church, Brookfield. Burial will be held in the spring in St. Francis Xavier Cemetery, New Milford.
The family will receive friends at the Brookfield Funeral Home, 786 Federal Road, Brookfield, on Wednesday between the hours of 6 and 8 p.m.