Our condolences go out to the family and friends of Margaret A. (Clark) (PEGGY) Emond who passed away this past week.
Peggy was a wonderful person and very good friends with many of us here at the News.
Peggy will be sadly missed here in Somerville.
Margaret A. (Clark) Emond, beloved wife of the late Joseph E. Emond, Jr., passed away unexpectedly at her Tewksbury residence on Tuesday, September 3, 2019. She was 83.
Born on May 2, 1936, she was a daughter of the late Harold and Anne (Cavanagh) Clark.
Peg grew up in Saugus and graduated from Saugus High School. She then attended business school in Boston. Upon graduation Peg worked as a clerk for the law firm Hale and Dorr.
Peg and Joe settled in Wilmington and at that time she decided to stay at home while raising her family. Peg went back to work at the former Compugraphic Corporation where she was a group leader. She retired in the late 1980’s. In 1985 Peg and Joe moved to Tewksbury where she has lived for the past 34 years.
Peg was a crafter, enjoying cross stitch. She was also an avid reader and loved music. She enjoyed singing and practicing playing the guitar. Peg was a devoted supporter of the military and organized many book drives to send to the troops. She had a fondness for her miniature schnauzer’s, but most of all she enjoyed being around her family, especially her grandchildren.
Survivors include her three children and their spouses, Beth and Rob Muse of Weare, NH, Mike and Carrie Emond, Michelle and Mike Boermeester all of Dracut; a daughter in law, Helen Hamilton of Marlboro; six grandchildren, Marc and his wife Kayla and Kristen Emond, Andrew and Daniel Emond, Sarah and Brooke Boermeester; a great granddaughter, Lei and another on the way due any day; four sisters and two brothers in law, Ruth Garrett of Haverhill, Norma and Dana Martin of Wiscassett, ME, Sunny Sullivan of Londonderry, NH, Helen and Stephen Connelly of Tewksbury; sisters in law and brothers in law, Jimmy and Rosemary Emond of Seabrook, NH, John and Mary Emond of Silver Spring, MD; and several nieces and nephews. She was the mother of the late Joseph “Jay” Emond III, and sister of the late Naomi Trioli.
Relatives and friends are invited to Peg’s Life Celebration at the McKENNA-OUELLETTE FUNERAL HOME, 327 Hildreth Street from 9:00 until 11:00 AM on Saturday. Her funeral service will follow at 11:00 AM in the funeral home. Burial will be private.