Lois P. Emerson Obituary

Lois P. Emerson

WATERVILLE-Lois P. Emerson, 93, died on December 31, 2020, in Waterville. Lois was born on May 23, 1927, in Prentiss, Maine, a daughter of the late Jesse and Dora (Chubbuck) Merrill Sr. She waitressed for quite a few years at the former Shorette’s Diner in Newport and retired after 25 years of employment from the Edwards Company in Pittsfield. Lois liked being a homemaker and enjoyed gardening, canning and knitting mittens for those she loved. She was a polite, kind woman who enjoyed living and had a good sense of humor. She attended the Calvary Baptist Church in Pittsfield for many years, enjoyed being a part of the Pittsfield Garden Club and had volunteered countless hours at the town’s food pantry. She is survived by her children: Sharon Mayers of Rhode Island, Bruce Hughes of Gorham, Sonia Hughes of Damariscotta, Ginger Chandler and husband John of Pittston and Robin Hughes of Waldoboro; nine grandchildren; fourteen great-grandchildren; one great-great-granddaughter; siblings: Eunice Lindsay of Lincoln and Shirley Cottrell of Oren, Utah; sister-in-law, Lucinda Merrill of Oren, Utah; and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, William Emerson; son and daughter-in-law, Paul and Kathleen Hughes Jr; and siblings: Haley Merrill, Clinton Merrill, Leta Downs, Elnora Merrill and Jesse Merrill Jr; and brother-in-law, Russell Cottrell. A graveside service will be held in the spring of 2021 at the Thompson Cemetery in Prentiss, Maine. To leave a message of kindness or share a memory, please visit www.shoreynichols.com. Care has been provided by Shorey-Nichols Funeral Home, Pittsfield.
May 23, 1927 - December 31, 202005/23/192712/31/2020
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WATERVILLE-Lois P. Emerson, 93, died on December 31, 2020, in Waterville. Lois was born on May 23, 1927, in Prentiss, Maine, a daughter of the late Jesse and Dora (Chubbuck) Merrill Sr. She waitressed for quite a few years at the former Shorette’s Diner in Newport and retired after 25 years of employment from the Edwards Company in Pittsfield. Lois liked being a homemaker and enjoyed gardening, canning and knitting mittens for those she loved. She was a polite, kind woman who enjoye...

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