Emily M. Boustedt

Published Aug 7, 2017 at 4:00pm

Emily M. Boustedt, 93, formerly of Rome, New York, passed away on July 21, 2017 in Sarasota, Florida. She had been a resident there for the past few years.

There will be no funeral service and burial will be held privately at the convenience of the family.

Emily was born in Rome, NY, on January 7, 1924 to Paul and Anastasia (Lebiak) Zawislak. Her siblings were an older brother, Joseph, and younger one, John. Emily was a member of Transfiguration Parish for most of her life. Emily graduated from St. Aloysius Academy (SAA) in 1942 and worked at Griffiss Air Force Base for a short time before becoming Registrar of Vital Statistics for Rome, NY. She held that position for approximately 34 years at Rome City Hall until she retired.

Emily was wed to Sten O. Boustedt in 1945 and they were happily married for 47 years. She enjoyed her family and friends, was part of several bowling leagues and took part in some senior trips and activities. Emily was preceded in death by her parents, brothers and her beloved husband.

She is survived by her daughter, Patricia Boustedt of Sarasota, Florida, her much loved niece, Joan Kowalski, Joan’s husband, John, and her much loved nephew, Paul Zawislak and Paul’s wife, Cheryl.