COLUMBIA FALLS - Lewis Lemay Emerson, 72, passed away peacefully August 3, 2015.
Born on June 4th, 1943, in Boston, Massachusetts to Willard Emerson and Rosemarie (Ramsdell) Palmer. Lewis graduated from Columbia Falls High School and was a long time resident of the town.
He is survived by his sons, Shane and his wife, Amy, and Todd and his wife, Lisa; and his grandson, Evan and his significant other, Kayla Libby, all of Columbia Falls; his brother, Brett and his wife, Teri of Moses Lake, WA; and sister, Sherrie Anthony and husband, Marc of Holliston, MA. He is also survived by many cherished aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Lewis is predeceased by his parents; beloved wife, Lynn (Faulkner) Emerson; and sister, Andrea Burke.
Lewis was self-employed locally in many seasonal occupations, and was a long-time member of the Columbia Falls Volunteer Fire Department, serving as Chief for several years, and a member of Tuscan Lodge #106 in Addison.
There will be a graveside service on August 12th at 4:00pm at the Ruggles Cemetery in Columbia Falls. Those who wish are invited to join the family immediately following the service at the former Columbia Falls Elementary School Gymnasium. Arrangements entrusted to Bragdon-Kelley Funeral Home in Milbridge, ME.