Marie E. Raines (Gym Teacher)

Marie E. Raines (Gym Teacher)

Marie E. Raines

Batavia - Mrs. Marie E. Raines, 82,a retired physical education teacher at both John Kennedy Elementary School and the Batavia Middle School, died Friday, June 25, 2010 at United Memorial Medical Center.

Mrs. Raines was born Dec. 5, 1927, in Boston, NY, a daughter of the late Carl and Hatti Petrie Emerling.

She attended SUNY Brockport and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in physical education in 1949. While at Brockport she met her husband, George and they married on August 27, 1949.

A longtime member of Resurrection Parish - St. Joseph's Church, Mrs. Raines was a member of the Sodality and a sacristan of the church. She and her husband were former members of Stafford Country Club for many years.

Along with her husband, she is survived by a son, Timothy Raines of Marietta, Georgia, a daughter Maureen (Sal) Palatiere of Spring, Texas; a sister, Marcia Tantoro of Bayside, NY and two grandchildren, Benjamin and Allison Palatiere. Several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends also survive.

She was the sister of the late Jerome, Harold, Robert, and Maurice Emerling.

Friends may call from 4 to 7 pm today at the H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home, 403 East Main St. Batavia. Mass will be at 9:30 am Tuesday at Resurrection Parish-St. Joseph's Church, 303 East Main Street, Batavia. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, 2113 Chili Ave., Rochester, NY, 14624. Burial will be in St. John the Baptist Cemetery, Boston, NY. Condolences may be made at