In Memoriam : June Emery
June Emery - age: 91
(April 19, 1924 to February 14, 2016
Old Orchard Beach, Maine
For those wishing to make memorial contributions in her memory please consider Libby Memorial Library in Old Orchard Beach
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A Memorial service will be held at 2 PM on Saturday Feb. 20, 2016 at the Dennett, Craig & Pate Funeral Home 365 Main St, Saco.
Rev. Beverly Lowell of the United Baptist Church will officiate.
Old Orchard Beach, June Emery, of A Street passed away Sunday February 14, 2016 at her residence.
She was born in Saco, April 19, 1924 the daughter of Linwood and Shirley Haynes Jellerson.
She graduated from local schools and in 1942, she married Ben Emery.
She accompanied her husband, who was a Captain on super tankers, on many voyages along the Atlantic, Gulf Coast, as well as the Panama Canal, Aruba and Puerto Rico.
June was a Trustee for the Old Orchard Beach Library for many years and a member of the United Baptist Church of Saco.
She was a volunteer and acting curator for the Old Orchard Beach
Museum for many years and a member of the Women's Education and Industrial Union Incorporated.
She also volunteered at the Saco Food Pantry, The Ocean Pines and Meals on Wheels.
In 1992, the Town of Old Orchard Beach dedicated their annual report to June and her husband Ben.
She was a prolific knitter, making countless pairs of mittens for her family and local mitten drives. She was an avid NE Patriots football fan and one of "Gronks" biggest admirers. She also enjoyed reading and her weekly Michigan Rummy games with "the girls". She had a knack for delighting young children.
She is predeceased by the love of her life, her husband Ben in 2010, a grandson Michael Hall and brothers Lawrence and Bernard.
She is survived by two children Ben Emery and his wife Pam of
Old Orchard Beach and a daughter Rosalie Ann Heart of Virginia, 3 grandchildren, Dr. Kelli Hall, Travis Emery and his wife Elizabeth, and Ellenor Barish and her husband Michael, 7 great grandchildren, Malia and Noah Ben Martinez, Max, Anna, and Jesse Barish, Margaret Mae and Luke Emery, numerous nieces and nephews and a sister in law Molly Emery of Saco