Marguerite A. (Basque) Emma

of Leominster; formerly of Fitchburg; 89

LEOMINSTER -- Marguerite A. (Basque) Emma, 89 years old, of Leominster, formerly of Fitchburg, died Tuesday, December 4, 2012 in the Life Care Center of Leominster. She is survived by 3 sons Robert Emma and his wife Jane of Winchendon, John Emma and his wife Linda of Wellington, FL and Michael Emma and his wife Pam of Leominster, daughter Jayne Emma Perry and her husband David of Crystal Lake, IL, sister Lorraine Rousseau of Lunenburg, brother Edmond Basque of Leominster, 7 grandchildren, 5 great- grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. She was predeceased by her sister Doris Lortie and brother Lionel Basque.

She was born in Fitchburg on November 19, 1923, daughter of Antoine and Alma (LeBlanc) Basque and had lived in Leominster for many years. She graduated from Fitchburg High School and had worked in Research & Development at the former Foster Grant Co. in Leominster, before retiring in 1985. Previously she had worked at the former E.B. Kingman Co. in Leominster.

EMMA -- Services will be private. There are no calling hours. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the , 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

The Silas F. Richardson & Son Funeral Home, 106 West Street, Leominster is assisting the family with arrangements. www.richardsonfuneralhome.net

Published in Sentinel & Enterprise on Dec. 6, 2012