Elba ~ Erma E. Bieber, age 84, of Mechanic Street, passed away Sunday evening (July 6, 2014) at United Memorial Medical Center in Batavia. Ms. Bieber was born February 2, 1930 in Milton, PA, a daughter of the late David and Mary Fettings Rearick. She will be remembered as a loving mother and grandmother, who loved to watch her grandchildren play baseball. She was a passionate New York Yankees fan and enjoyed playing cards and baking. She is survived by her children; James (Cheryl) Bieber of Elba, Jean (Mike) Reinhardt of Corfu, Debbie (Trahey) Crawford of DE, Roger (Roxanne) Bieber of LeRoy and Tim (Nicky) Kauffman of Elba, a sister, Phyllis Yeager of PA, 13 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, along with many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her lifetime companion of 44 years, Paul Kauffman and her siblings, Melvin, Myles, Charles, Gloria, Pauline and Dorothy. There are no prior calling hours. A Celebration of Life Service will be held on July 20 at 3:00 PM at the Elba Fireman’s Recreation Hall, 7143 Oak Orchard Rd (Rt. 98), Elba, NY 14058. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the Elba Fire Department, 4 S. Main Street, Elba, N.Y. 14058.