Karen Louise (Enger) Emmons, 68, of Hebron, passed away peacefully at home on Thursday (Sept. 20, 2018) with loved ones by her side. Born Nov. 21, 1949 in Bridgeport, she was the daughter of the late Patrick and Nancy (Tibbals) Enger. Ms. Emmons had worked in Real Estate for many years before her retirement. She was active in the Order of the Eastern Star and was Past Matron of Martha Chapter and Past Mother Advisor of the International Order of the Rainbow for Girls. Karen was also a member of the Daughters of the Nile and had been a Girl Scout leader as well. She loved to sing and was active with the “Sunshine Singers” along with numerous other choirs over the years. She leaves four children (and their spouses), Charles (Kristin) Emmons of Amston, Karie-anne (Edward) Everlith of Hebron, Teresa (Thomas) Payne of Danielson and Christi (Michael) Kurihara of Manhattan, NY; 10 grandchildren, Nicholas, Emily, Tristin, Parker, Patrick, Drake, Natalie, Harley, Charlotte and Penelope; her “grand dog”, Lulu; five sbilings, Patrick Enger of Vermont, Sharon Okerberg of Iowa, Nancy D’Aulizio of Florida, Linda Enger of Washington and Priscilla Henchman of Devon; and numerous extended family and friends.
The family will receive guests 6 - 8 PM Friday (Sept. 28th) at the Gilead Congregational Church, 672 Gilead St. (Rte. 85), Hebron. A Memorial celebrating her life will be observed at the Church Saturday (Sept. 29th) at 1 PM. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the Gilead Congregational Church. Care of arrangements has been entrusted to the Aurora-McCarthy Funeral Home of Colchester.
Gilead Congregational Church Memorial Fund
672 Gilead Street, Hebron CT 06248