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Emma W. Roper


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Emma W. Roper

AGE: 94 • West Springfield

Emma W. Roper (94) of West Springfield died peacefully on January 4th surrounded by her family. Emma was the daughter of Friedrich G. Roper and Mary A. (O'Connor) Roper and was born in Litchfield Connecticut on October 26, 1922. She graduated from Somerville High School in 1940 and took courses at Ryder College. She worked in New York and New Jersey as a secretary retiring from RCA as an administrative assistant. Emma was very involved in her church being a member of the Third Order of St. Francis and a member of the Secular Institute Missionaries of Christ the King. She served as a national board member of the institute several times. Her father, mother and brother Frederick J. Roper all predeceased her. Emma is survived by her niece Rosemary A. Roper of Wilbraham, MA, her nephew Michael Roper of Springfield, MA, her nephew F. James Roper and his wife Debbie of Ludlow, MA and grandniece Hannah Roper of Belchertown, MA.
Published in Asbury Park Press on Jan. 10, 2017
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