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Emma J. (Mauldin) James

June 14, 1937 ~ May 19, 2017 (age 79)

The Piano Brothers

Emma Jean (Mauldin) James, 79, of East Longmeadow, passed away on Friday, May 19, 2017 at Baystate Medical Center, surrounded by her family. Emma was born in Greenville, South Carolina on June 14, 1937, the daughter of the late Pinkney L. and Sarah M. (White) Mauldin. Emma was a graduate of Mauldin High School, Class of 1955. She was a member of Faith United Church in Springfield and was a member of the Ladies Guild. She also was an organist and played for many churches in the area. Emma was a member of the Eastern Star and was the past Grand Matron of the Adelphi Chapter 2. Emma worked for Mass Mutual Insurance Company and retired after many years of service. In addition to her parents she was also predeceased by her husband Leon G. James and a son LTC. Leon G. James II. She is survived by her five children E. Lynnette James of Springfield, Brenda Jean James of Ware, MA., Vicky Wilson and her husband Chuck of Manchester, CT., G. Douglas James and his wife Karin of Longmeadow, MA., Tommy James and Rod Moulton of Polk City, FL. and her daughter-in-law Sylvia James of Murray, KY., she also leaves eight grandchildren Brian Wilson and his wife Kelly, Justin Wilson, Michael Voight, Ryan James, Vincent James, Maria James, Rachel James and Katherine James, as well as two great- grandchildren Hunter and Riley.  Family and friends will gather and remember Emma on Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at a Graveside Service at 11a.m. in Hillcrest Park Cemetery, 895 Parker Street in Springfield. Memorial contributions may be made to the Fisher House https://www.fisherhouse.org/ . Arrangements entrusted to the Byron Keenan Funeral Home and Cremation Tribute Center, 1858 Allen Street, Springfield, MA 01118. Please visit www.byronkeenan.com


 Service Information

Graveside Service
Tuesday
May 23, 2017

11:00 AM
Hillcrest Park Cemetery
895 Parker Street
Springfield, MA 01129


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