July 16, 1926 – October 22, 2016
Maureen Emmerson – Molly Anderson and friends are saddened to announce the death of Maureen (Mau) on Saturday, October 22nd at home, after a short illness. Mau was born July 16, 1926 in Wickham, England and came to Canada under the sponsorship of the Anglican Church. She did missionary work in Northern Manitoba before moving south to become Youth Worker for the diocese of Brandon, MB. She and Molly met there and formed a friendship that lasted for over fifty years. After completing her Masters Degree in Education at OISE, Mau moved to Hamilton in 1975 where she and Molly bought a Westover schoolhouse where they lived for 34 years. Maureen joined the faculty of Social Sciences at Mohawk College, retiring as department head in 1989. Mau was multitalented-excelling as an artist, illustrator and woodcarver. Molly and Mau were committed to fundraising for Christ Church Flamborough, holding art and bake sales for many years.”Mawmee” is survived by her beloved niece, Jill, great niece Rosie, great great niece Frida, and great nephew Dan, in England. A celebration of Maureen ‘s life will be held at 11 AM on November 8th at Christ Church Flamborough. If desired, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the charity of your choice.