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Emma Jane Schmitt Baldwin

Emma Jane Schmitt Baldwin, age 91, of Unicoi, passed away on Monday, January 25, 2016 at her residence. She was born in Wilkinsburg, PA and a daughter of Richard H. and Sophia E. Lintelman Schmitt. Emma graduated Wilkinsburg High School in 1942. She worked as a secretary for the school district in Wilkinsburg, Stokely Van Camp in Indianapolis, IN and DeVilbiss Healthcare in Somerset, PA. She was married to Charles William Baldwin in 1948, who was a practicing chiropractor in Somerset, Pennsylvania for many years. After moving to Unicoi County in 2013, Emma attended Unicoi United Methodist Church. Emma was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and friend and she loved to sew and read. In addition to her parents, Emma is preceded in death by her husband of 65 years, Charles W. Baldwin and brother: Richard W. Schmitt.

Emma has left behind to cherish her memories:
Son: Robert W. Baldwin of Ft Worth, TX
Daughter: Linda Baldwin Thomas and husband Boyd of Erwin
Brother: Robert James Schmitt and wife Doris of Murrysville, PA
Sisters: Clare Louise Siebert of Jeannette, PA
Joyce Ann Hickman of Pittsburgh, PA
Carol Lee Natale of Phoenixville, PA
Grandchildren: William Blake Thomas and wife Sarah of Floyd, VA
Lauren LaClaire Thomas of Knoxville, TN
Several Nieces and Nephews

The family will attend a private committal service at a later date.

Condolences and memories may be shared with the family and viewed at These arrangements are made especially for the family and friends of Emma Jane Schmitt Baldwin through Valley Funeral Home, 1085 N. Main Ave., Erwin, 423-743-9187.