Maureen P Emerson, 86, widow of John ‘Jack’ Emerson passed on January 13, 2023. Maureen was raised in East Hartford, the daughter of the late Maurice and Irene Bouthilette. She graduated from East Hartford High School. Maureen married Jack in 1956 and they settled in Vernon where they raised their three children. After her children were grown, Maureen went to work in the banking industry retiring in 2000. She enjoyed many family trips to Jerusalem, Rhode Island, which she thought of as her happy place. Maureen is survived by her daughter Kim Kentfield and her husband Brian of Vernon, daughter Jackie Hinman of Bernhards Bay, NY with whom she made her home, and son Steven Emerson and his wife Ginny of Vernon. She also leaves four grandchildren Matthew, Amy, Christy and Jake. 12 great grandchildren and a sister Brenda Stanton of Daytona Beach, FL. Per Maureen’s wishes, there are no calling hours and services will be private. Memorial donations can be made to Hospice of CNY, American Tinnitus Association or a charity of the donor’s choice. Burke Fortin Funeral Home of Vernon is in charge of arraignments.