PLYMOUTH — Emma Marie Long, 91, of Old Route 25, died August 4, 2013, at Catholic Medical Center, Manchester, after a brief illness.
Born in Plymouth, NH on February 15, 1922, she was the daughter of William and Clytie (Simpson) Towne. Emma grew up in and has been a life-long resident of Plymouth. She was a graduate of Plymouth High School, class of 1940.
Emma worked in her early years, sewing baseball for Draper Maynard Corporation, in Plymouth. She was primarily a home maker most all her life and also worked as a bookkeeper for the former Kip and Joe's Automotive Co.
Emma was a member of the Holderness Fire Department Auxiliary, Holderness, NH and was a past Girl Scout leader.
Emma was an avid golfer and enjoyed cooking, gardening. Emma was especially proud of her children, grandchildren and her great grandson.
Emma was predeceased by her brother, Ernest Town, formerly of Sunapee, NH.
Emma is survived by her husband of sixty-five years, Joseph L. Long of Plymouth, daughters, Joan M. Potter and Janet M. Lenentine, both of Holderness, son Michael J. Long of Plymouth, four grandchildren, a great grandson, a niece and three nephews.
A graveside service will be held at the Foster Cemetery, Route 25, Wentworth, on Friday at 10 a.m. The Rev. Donald Sweimler will officiate.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the NH. Humane Society, PO Box 572, Laconia, NH. 03246.
To sign Emma's Book of Memories, please go, www.mayhewfuneralhomes.com