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Dianna F. Emrick, 67, Scio


Dianna F. Emrick, 67, of 4607 Waughbrook Road, died unexpectedly on March 12, 2022 shortly after arrival at Jones Memorial Hospital in Wellsville. She was born March 10, 1955 in Cuba, the daughter of the late James E. Sr. and Florence A. (Clark) Fleming. On December 2, 2002 she married Dr. F. Clifton Miller Jr. who predeceased her on October 26, 2015. On October 9, 2018 she married William T. Emrick, who survives.

Dianna was raised in Angelica, and was a 1973 graduate of Angelica Central School. She continued her education at Alfred State College, where she graduated with an Associate’s Degree in 1975. She began her 34-year career at Jones Memorial Hospital after graduating high school, and upon earning her degree, she worked as a registered nurse for Jones – primarily in the Maternity Ward. Additionally, she was the office nurse for Dr. Miller. Outside of her employment, she and her late husband bred Golden Retrievers for many years, she was a member of the Andover Presbyterian Church, former member of the Scio United Methodist Church, and a dedicated volunteer at Immaculate Conception School.

In addition her her husband Bill, she is survived by: three children, Clifton Miller, Helena Miller, and Nathan Miller; three step-children, Heather Lanphere and her companion Tom Hayden, Lindsay Chamberlin, and Katie (Sean) Cauley; nine grandchildren, Ethan Lanphere, Max Lanphere, Jackson Shoughrue, Liam Chamberlin, Alex Cauley, Jack Cauley, Charlotte Chamberlin, Emily Chamberlin, and Henry Chamberlin; two brothers, James E. (Sharon) Fleming Jr. and Timothy J. (Lori) Fleming; step-mother, Shirley Windus; three close personal friends, Hilary Miller, Laura Kintner, and Dr. Lu-Ann Kaye; as well as several nieces and nephews.

A private funeral is being planned at the Andover Presbyterian Church, and there will be no prior visitation.

Please consider memorial donations to: The Dr. F. Clifton Miller Birthing Center & Trust Fund, 191 North Main Street, Wellsville, NY 14895; The Andover Presbyterian Church, PO Box 773, Andover, NY 14806; or Lion Camp Badger, 725 Larue Road, Spencer, NY 14883. To leave online condolences please visit

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