5751-EmersonCynthia Christine (Bjork) Emerson, 61, of Milford, NH formerly of Windham, NH died peacefully Friday night, March 18, 2016 surrounded by her loving family.

The daughter of the late Arthur V.A. and Berniece A. (Johnsen) Bjork. She was born on Christmas Day in 1954, and was raised in Medford, MA. She was a graduate of Medford High School with the class of 1973, and went on to study business at Bunker Hill Community College. She worked for many years building the family business, Emerson News Agency of Nashua, NH.  In recent years she was employed by F.W. Webb in Manchester and Nashua, NH.

She had a flare for home renovation and loved a good project. If you needed something built, she was the person to ask. From her back deck to a new kitchen to bars and furniture, there was nothing she couldn’t do. She also enjoyed traveling, bird watching, nature and blues & jazz. Most importantly, she loved spending quality time with her family and friends, especially her five cherished grandchildren.

Cynthia is survived by two sons and their spouses, Jack and Debbie O’Connell of Londonderry, NH; Jonathan and Alexa Emerson of Long Island, NY; three daughters and two sons-in-law, Jennae Emerson of Milford, NH; Joanna and Patrick Mahoney of Daniel Island, SC; Jaclyn and Heath Creighton of New Ipswich, NH; two brothers and their wives, Arthur and Patricia Bjork of Salem, NH; Ernest and Debra Bjork of Franklin, NH; five grandchildren, Kierra, Cayden, Finn, Khloe and Abel. She was the former spouse of Paul Emerson of Nashua, NH and is also survived by many cousins and close family friends.

She was the Mother of the late Christopher T. Lawless of Medford, MA who passed in November of 2003.

Visiting hours Tues. 4 to 7 P.M. followed by her funeral service at 7P.M. at the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 106 MIDDLESEX ST. CHELMSFORD. A celebration of her Life will be Wed. 11am to 3pm at the Crowne Plaza, 2 Somerset Pkwy., Nashua, NH.  Cremation at Merrimack Crematory, NH. Memorials may be made in her name to the Norris Cotton Cancer Center, 2298 Southwood Dr., Nashua, NH 03063. ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041.


    Deb and Steve McLaughlin

    We are deeply saddened by the Cynthia’s passing. We’ll always remember her fondly and feel lucky that we had the pleasure of knowing Cynthia. May she rest in peace … finally free from the pain and suffering which she endured so bravely and for so very long.


    The Dragos

    Rest in peace, Momma Emerson! You will forever be missed and the love that you shared not only went to your family, but to your extended family as well.

    “Don’t count the years. Make the years count.” –AJD Sr.


    Kathy Doucette

    My condolences to all of you, Emerson children. Stephanie just gave me the news, and my heart is broken for all of you.
    My first thought of your mom made me smile….I recall the first time your mom came over with Johnathan to play with Stephanie! One big playgroup with all our kids. Thinking of you all. xo, Kathy Doucette


    Lisa walker

    My sympathies to you and your children in the loss of this beautiful lady.

    I will keep you all in my thoughts and prayers.


    Mark, Cindy, Mack, Vanessa, Jessica, Tyler, Sam and Julia Bushell

    To the wonderful, big, beautiful Emerson family, we are so sad to hear of Cynthia’s passing, but happy she is free from that nasty disease. She was the first friend I had in NH some 30 years ago, and her love of family and friends was inspiring. She had a tireless joy that we’ll always remember. Love you all.


    Carol and Dan Connors

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. She was a very special woman who loved you all very much!!


    Craig & Brenda

    Our thoughts are with the family during this difficult time. She was a wonderful woman and we were blessed to have known her. She will live on in our memories.


    Nelson LeMay

    Our world is just a little bit less than what it was, when she was with us. Human-kind just took a hit. She was just such a nice person. I shall remember her for the days of my life


    Susan Tragno-Gonsalves

    My deepest condolences to all of Cynthia’s
    family. I will always look up in the sky and see that SUPER STAR !! Will miss chatting on Facebook with her . Forever in my heart.
    Susan M . Tragno


    Julie A Head

    Ode to Cynthia Christine

    An appearance of An Angel;
    A solid heart of gold.

    A gentle, caring,Loving Spirit;
    With a Pure & Radiant Soul.

    Dedicated to Her Family;
    Children, Grandchildren & Friends,

    A long hard Battle with Cancer,
    Fought with Courage & A Powerful Will;
    That Never Ends.

    Born on ” Christmas Day”;
    With All the Angels & Saints in Heaven,
    Looking down.

    Now Back Home With Jesus,
    In Heaven for Easter,
    “With Wings”;
    Dressed in Her Pure White Flowing Gown.

    I met Cynthia once, at a baby shower; for her daughter, Jaclyn.
    I feel like I have known Her forever.
    I will sadly miss You, but in Faith, I gladly meet You, Back Home with Jesus.

    Love & Peace
    Julie Head


    Ron & Kathy St Laurent

    Our deepest sympathy to all of you – she was such a wonderful lady who was admired by so many!



    My thoughts and prayers are with all of you. It is very difficult to lose someone so special and loving. Always tell stories to keep her memory alive. She is only a thought away. Smile everytime you think of her-her spirit lives on in all of you


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