Emma F. Young, 84, of 7 Heritage Drive in Claremont, NH, died Saturday (June 4, 2017) at Sullivan County Healthcare in Unity, NH, following a period of failing health.
She was born in Claremont, NH, on April 11, 1933, the daughter of Leonard and Alice (Wright) Sargent and had been a longtime area resident. Emma had been employed by Encore Shoe, Sylvania, Glass Container in CT and Frameworks in Newport, NH. She enjoyed playing the piano, gardening, sewing, crafting and taking trips to the ocean. She was the widow of Harry L. Young.
Members of her family include three sons, David Young, Kelleyville, NH; Harry Young, Newport, NH; Thomas Young, Claremont, NH; four daughters, Dorene Haslam, Claremont, NH; Pamela Purvis, Ashford, CT; Shirley LaClair, Claremont, NH; Cherie Poer, Thompson, CT, 15 grandchildren, 24 great grandchildren, two brothers, Roy Abel, Clearwater, FL; Roger Sargent, Spartanburg, SC; two sisters, Alice Dube and Martha Davis both of Claremont, NH and many nieces and nephews.
There will be no visiting hours.
A Celebration of Emma’s Life will be held on Saturday, June 24, from 11:00 am until 3:00 pm at the Claremont Senior Center, 5 Acer Heights, Claremont, NH.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorial contributions be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
You are invited to share a memory of Emma with the family or leave a message of condolence in the family guest book at www.royfuneralhome.com.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Roy Funeral Home and Cremation Service.
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