Lemuel Brooks Emery ’35 died January 9, 2009, at home in Old Orchard Beach.
Lemuel Brooks Emery ’35 died January 9, 2009, at home in Old Orchard Beach. He was born on January 25, 1913, in Kennebunk and graduated from Kennebunk High School. He was a member of Sigma Nu fraternity. He worked as a machinist at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, retiring after 26 years. He then worked for many years as a groundskeeper in Kennebunkport. He was a member of Messiah Christian Church in Wells, and he played the organ at several area churches. He was an avid reader and enjoyed English comedies. He remained active into his senior years, climbing Mt. Washington with his son, Victor, in his 70s. He is survived by his wife, Linda Emery; a son, Charles Emery; a daughter, Constance Chappell; 28 grandchildren and 20 great- grandchildren. He was predeceased by his first wife, Phyllis Emery, to whom he was married for 65 years; by a son, Victor David Emery; a sister, Frances Emery Waterhouse, in 1966; and a brother, Frank M. Emery, in 1989.