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Emily D. (Peterson) Poole

Obituary for Emily D. (Peterson) Poole

September 16, 1921 - July 8, 2017
Rockport, Massachusetts | Age 95

Obituary

Mrs. Emily D. (Peterson) Poole, 95, of Rockport passed away on Saturday morning July 8, 2017 at her home following a brief illness. She was the loving wife of the late Walter Poole.

Emily was born September 16, 1921 in Rockport. She was the daughter of the late Oke and Anna (Norberg) Peterson. She was a lifelong resident of Rockport.

She worked at Gorton's as a Secretary for many years until her retirement.

Emily enjoyed spending time with her family and friends. She was an avid reading and enjoyed knitting.

She is survived by many loving nieces and nephews including Marilyn J. Sears of Gloucester who took care of Emily for many years. Her sister in law Norma Peterson of Florida. She is also survived by many caring neighbors including Michelle and Dan Black and Maura Wadlinger.

Emily 's niece Marilyn would like to thank Jane Edwards and her girls from Caring for Caring, Action in Gloucester and all the neighbors and friends who cooked and helped Emily over the past few years.

She was the sister of the late Anna Chick, Alice Munroe, Henrietta Irvin, Esther J. Lake, Eleanor Ashe and Arthur O. Peterson.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend Emily's Graveside Service in Beech Grove Cemetery, Pleasant St. Rockport on Friday, July 14, 2017 at 11 AM.

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