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Emma Elizabeth
Blair (Whitman)

September 18, 1923 – September 20, 2017

Emma Blair Emma Blair
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Service Information

Friday, October 27th, 2017 11:00am
Second Congregational Church
81 Hancock Rd.
Williamstown, MA
Service Extra Info
A reception will follow the service in the church hall.

Interment Information

Southlawn Cemetery
New Ashford Rd.
Williamstown, MA
Interment Extra Info
Burial will be private.

Reception Information

Second Congregational Church
81 Hancock Rd.
Williamstown, MA
Reception Extra Info
A Reception will immediately follow the service.

Obituary for Emma Elizabeth Blair (Whitman)

Emma Elizabeth (Whitman) Blair, 94 of Hancock MA died on Wednesday September 20, 2017 at Williamstown Commons. She was born on September 18, 1923 in Hancock daughter of the late Perry & Ruth (Graham) Whitman. She attended Hancock Schools, and graduated from New Lebanon Central High School.
Emma worked at Elwel Pines in Williamstown and at the Springs Restaurant. She also assisted in operations at the Blair Farm. She was a member of the Second Congregational Church and their Dorcas Society, where she taught Sunday School and was part of the Strawberry Festival for many years. Her apricot filled cookies and nut cups where always high on everyone’s list at the bake sale. She was an active member of the American League Auxiliary and the Hancock Volunteer Fire Department “Sirens”. As a member she was an integral part of many Memorial Day Parade Lunches and Community Christmas events. She was also for many years ballot clear at Hancock elections.
Emma enjoyed knitting, sewing, reading, and especially bowling on the women’s league in New Lebanon.
She married Robert Grey Blair Sr. on June 20, 1941. He died in May of 2014.
Emma leaves one daughter, Norma Quimby of Hancock, MA, one son, Robert G. Blair Jr. of Northwood, NH, 5 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren, and 2 great, great grandchildren. She is also survived by two brothers, Perry G. and Donald Whitman of Hancock. She was predeceased by a sister, Marjorie Southard of Hancock, MA, and 3 brothers, Hollis, Robert and William.

FUNERAL NOTICE: A memorial service for Emma Blair will take place at Second Congregational Church, Williamstown on Friday October 27, 2017 at 11:00 AM. A reception will follow in the church hall. There are no calling hours. Donations may be made to the “General Fund” – Second Congregational Church in care of the Flynn & Dagnoli Funeral Home - 74 Marshall St. North Adams, MA 01247. To add to the Book of Memories, please visit