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Gertrude N (Fuller) EmeryOctober 15, 1934 ~ December 9, 2017 (age 83)
Gertrude N. Emery
1934 - 2017
WEST GARDINER - Gertrude N. (Fuller) Emery, of West Gardiner, was born on Oct. 15, 1934, and passed away peacefully on Dec. 9, 2017, with family at her side.
Gertrude was the third of 10 children born to James and Viola (Wentworth) Fuller.
She was predeceased by her husband of 63 years, William C. Emery, who passed away on Oct. 18, 2017; her parents; several siblings; and daughter-in-law, Jeanne Emery.
She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Diane and Fred Thompson, of Gardiner; her son, Bob Emery, of West Gardiner; her grandchildren, Judith and Jesse Welch, of Rochester, N.H.; William Emery, of West Gardiner; and Elyse and Lee Galles, of Wales; and her great-grandchildren, Olivia and Fiona Welch, and Bella and Emery Galles.
Gertrude was a homemaker her whole life, taking care of not only her own children and grandchildren, but family and neighborhood children, also.
She loved to knit mittens and crochet dollies, which she and Bill sold at many crafts fairs.
She and Bill would often ride up into the mountains of New Hampshire to enjoy the scenery.
Visiting will take place at Staples Funeral Home on Saturday, Dec. 16, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. A spring burial will be at Friends Cemetery, in West Gardiner.
In lieu of flowers, memorial
contributions may be made to the
American Lung Association
American Lung Association of Maine
122 State Street Augusta, ME., 04330,