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Ernest Q. Emery NEWPORT-Ernest "Tim" Emery, 88, died January 8, 2008 at a Pittsfield hospital. He was born February 5, 1919 in St. Albans, a son of Ernest and Lillian (Gould) Emery, Sr. He served in the National Guard in Newport and the U. S. Army. A World War II veteran, he served as an automotive mechanic 014, Tec 4 H.Q. Co, the 2nd Battalion, 103rd Infantry, 43 Division from 1941 to 1945. He was in active combat in Guadalcanal, the Solomon Islands, Luzon, New Guinea, and the Philippines, where he was wounded in action. He received the Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, America Defense Service Medal, the Asiatic Pacific Theatre Campaign ribbons, the Combat Infantryman Badge, Four Bronze Stars, and the Pearl Pin for the Philippine Liberation.

In 1946, Tim married Iva (White) Weeks of Newport, where they lived and raised their family. In later years and until their health declined, they wintered in Florida. Tim retired in 1981, after 31 years at FayScott in Dexter, where he was a member of FayScott Union IAM #1696. In earlier years he had worked for the D. E. Cummings Woolen Mill in Newport for 10 years. He was a member of the Barrows-Skidgel American Legion Post #105 in Newport, Disabled American Veterans, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #15020, the Sebasticook Valley Grange in Newport, Meridian Splendor# 306, AF & AM Masons and the Old Hickory Odd Fellows. He and Iva enjoyed fishing at Lobster Lake and at their camp on Wilson Pond.. He was an avid hunter for deer, moose, and bear and was proud of his many trophies. He got his last moose with his grandson Kevin when he was in his 70's and his last deer when he was 82. Tim enjoyed his family, eating out and many family gatherings. He always had a nice garden and helped with the canning and pickling. He was the family handyman and could fix almost anything.

He was predeceased by his wife Iva in 2002, two brothers, Everett and Ray Emery, one sister Christina Staples, and a brother in law, Clyde Staples, a great grandson, Elvin Ward III, and his special little dog Chuckie. He is survived by 4 daughters, Evelyn Adamek and husband Milan of Gardiner, Carol Price of Newport, Patricia Humphrey and husband Richard, and Joyce McLaggan and husband Delbert, all of Detroit; a brother, Arthur Emery and wife Nancy of Lake City, FL; 6 grandchildren, Kevin McLaggan and wife Annette, Debora McLaggan and fiancé Warren Lund, Clinton Hurlburt and fiancé Sara Brooks, Richard Tibbetts, Jr. and wife Amy, Pamela Jean Ward and husband Elvin, Lorraine Leigh Spaulding and husband James; 3 great grandchildren, Kyle McLaggan, Heather Hurlburt, and Christine Ward.; 1 great great granddaughter, Ashley Joan Ward; several nieces and nephews, and good friends, Russ Cahill and Faye Towle.

Funeral services will be held 2 PM Monday, January 14th, at Crosby & Neal, 117 Main Street, Newport, with Pastor Al H. Worden officiating. Friends may call at the funeral home from 1 PM until the time of services. A military committal service will be held at Riverside Cemetery, Newport, in the spring. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Barrows-Skidgel Post American Legion, c/o Mr. Elmer Long, P. O. Box 25, East Newport, ME 04933.

A graveside committal service with military honors for Ernest “Tim” Emery, who died January 8, 2008, will be held 10 AM Wednesday, May 21st, at Riverside Cemetery, Newport, with Pastor Al Worden officiating. Arrangements are by Crosby & Neal, Newport.

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