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Bonnie Elizabeth (Parsons) Emerson

March 11, 1951
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Bonnie Elizabeth (Parsons) Emerson

Bonnie E. Emerson, 67, a resident of Franklin for several years died , Tuesday, May 1, 2018.  She and her husband decided to return from their trip early from Washington after she became ill.  On their way she was taken to the Franklin Medical Center in Greenfield, MA where she died suddenly.  Bonnie was born in Hartford, Connecticut, March 11, 1951, daughter of Ernest and Marion (Pierce) Parsons.  She spent her youth in the Farmington, CT area and was a graduate of the Farmington High School. She moved from Connecticut with her family to  Bristol, NH, living there for  over 27 years ,later  moving to Franklin in 2009.

For over 27  years she was employed with the Watts Regular/Webster Valve Company in Franklin,  and prior to her retirement in 2013 worked as a tool crib attendant.  She loved her family and enjoyed the many hours spent with her grandchildren, often spoiling them when she babysat, which she loved to do.  She was a motorcycle enthusiast, enjoying the back roads of New England with her husband.  Bonnie was very proud of her Indian Heritage.  She had a great fondness for Native American artifacts.

She was predeceased by her father, Ernest Parsons.

Bonnie leaves, her husband of 36 years, Keven R. Emerson of Franklin

Son, Michael E. LaPlume and his wife, Kendra of Bristol, daughter, Laurie A. Emerson and her wife, Diamond of Franklin, stepdaughter, Lynn R. LaFlamme and husband Marc of Northfield; grandchildren, Benjamin LaPlume of Bristol, Isabelle S. LaPlume of Bristol, Ava LaFlamme  and Brielle LaFlamme both of Northfield. Her mother, Marion Parsons of Laconia.

Brothers, Robert Parsons of Laconia and Kenneth Parsons of Danbury, NH

Sisters, Sarah Baker of Belmont, Lillie Garceau of Springfield, CT, and Theresa Delahanty of Canton, CT

Generational nieces, nephews and cousins

A celebration of Bonnie’s life will be held Sunday, May 6, 2018 from 2:00 to 4:00 P.M at the William F. Smart Sr. Memorial Home, Franklin-Tilton Road (584 West Main St.) in Tilton, NH.  A Time of Remembrance will be held at 3:45 P.M. to share memories others have of Bonnie.  Her burial will be private.

Those wishing may make memorial contributions in Bonnie’s name to BACA (Bikers Against Child Abuse).

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