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Muriel Emmons, 81, Middlebury

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MIDDLEBURY — Muriel May Emmons, age 81, died Monday, Oct. 1, 2018, at EastView at Middlebury.

Mrs. Emmons was born in Richford, Vt., on Nov. 5, 1936. She was the daughter of Philip and Leona (Goodhue) Clough. She grew up in Richford where she received her early education and graduated from Richford High School, class of 1955. She earned her degree from Johnson State Teachers College. She taught school for several years. She did clerical work at Porter Hospital as well as Middlebury College.

She married Jacob Emmons on July 15, 1977, in Vergennes, Vt., and resided on their farm in Whiting until retiring to Middlebury in 2011. Mr. Emmons predeceased her on May 21, 2018.

She is survived by her daughter; Lauri Lee Mather of Keene, N.H. and a sister, Gloria Lauzon of Bennington; four grandchildren, Arielle Mather, Joshua Mather and Jessica Mater all of Quincy, Mass., and Yanna Mather of Sunapee, N.H. Several nieces, nephews and cousins also survive her. She was also predeceased by a brother, Charles Clough, and two sisters, Marjorie Dubrule and Virginia Day.

A memorial service in celebration of her life will be held on Saturday, Oct. 6, at 11 a.m., at the Miller & Ketcham Funeral Home in Brandon. The Rev. Bill Bartholomew, pastor of the Brandon Congregational Church will officiate. The graveside committal service and burial will follow in Pine Hill Cemetery.

Memorial gifts in lieu of flowers may be made in her memory to EastView at Middlebury, designated for the Employee Appreciation Fund, c/o Jamie Kellogg, Finance Director, 100 EastView Terrace, Middlebury, VT 05753.◊

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