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John C. Emerson, Jr.

December 25, 1939 ~ September 9, 2023 (age 83) 83 Years Old


West Brookfield - John C. Emerson, Jr., 83, of West Brookfield, died on Saturday, September 9, 2023 at his home.


He leaves his two caring grandsons, John C. Emerson, IV, and Thomas Emerson and his girlfriend, Skye, both of West Brookfield; one brother, Russell Emerson and his wife Rita of North Brookfield; a sister, Elizabeth Ducharme of Warren, as well as several nieces and nephews.  He was predeceased by his wife, Vivian E. (Gagnon) Emerson and his son, John C. Emerson, III.  He was born in North Brookfield, son of the late John C. and Lois E. (King) Emerson.


John worked as a truck driver for Chase Precast in North Brookfield for 42 years.


He was a member of the former Meridian Sun Lodge of Masons in North Brookfield.


Services for John will be held privately.  Burial will be in Quabbin Park Cemetery, Belchertown Rd., in Ware.  In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society at


Varnum Funeral Home, Inc., 43 East Main St., in West Brookfield is assisting his family with arrangements. 


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Private Services

Quabbin Park Cemetery
Rte. 9
Ware, MA 01082


American Cancer Society
P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City OK 73123
Tel: 1-800-227-2345


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