Emery, Helen “Jeanne”
Her Legacy… Helen Jeanne Emery, age 95, passed away February 5, 2021 after a brief illness. She was born on September 28, 1925 in Hamburg, MI to Charles and Mary Alice (Davis) Bennett. Jeanne married her loving husband of 59 years Wilbur “Bud” Emery on July 3, 1948 at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church in Ann Arbor, MI. For 40 years Jeanne worked as a nurse; trained for WWII duty. She loved her time as a surgical nurse and floor nurse – a leader of her peers. Jeanne’s hobbies included Tiger Baseball, knitting, reading, watching just about any sport – and baking cookies every Tuesday!!
Her Family… Jeanne will be missed by her children, Chris (Dennis) Drost, Cheryl (Robert) Carrizales, Brad (Holly) Emery, Sandy (Tom) Radloff, and Annie (Sherwood) DeVisser; 15 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren, her siblings, Mary Jane Bowers, Margaret Allison, Dale Bennett and Jim Bennett. She was preceded in death by her husband Bud, and brothers Lee, Manley, Bill and Glen Bennett.
Her Farewell… Jeanne’s family and friends will gather on Tuesday, February 9, 2021 from 2 to 8PM at Borek Jennings Funeral Home, Hamburg Chapel. Her Private Farewell will be held on Wednesday, February 10, 2021 at Borek Jennings. Memorial contributions are suggested to St. Stephens Building Fund and the Hamburg Senior Center. Please leave a message of comfort for Jeanne’s family at 1-877-231-7900, or sign her guestbook at www.borekjennings.com.
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Hamburg Senior Community Center
10407 Merrill Road P.O. Box 157, Hamburg MI 48139
St. Stephen's Episcopal Church
10585 Hamburg Rd, PO Box 436, Hamburg MI 48139