In Memoriam : Erland "Yo Yo" Emery

Erland "Yo Yo" Emery Erland "Yo Yo" W. Emery - age: 76
(December 23, 1936 to February 12, 2013 )
Resident of Buxton, Maine

Visitation Information:
There will be no services at Erland’s request.

BUXTON- Erland “Yo Yo” W. Emery, age 76, of Groveville Road, died on Feb. 12, 2013 at the Maine Veterans Home in Scarborough after a lengthy illness.
He was born in Westbrook, Maine on Dec. 23, 1936, a son of late Everett and Virginia (Bell) Emery.
He attended Buxton schools and is a graduate of Buxton High School. Erland proudly served his country by enlisting into the U.S. Air Force.
On Nov. 17, 1957, he married Leona Lermond and together they raised a family and built their home in Buxton.
After a brief employment at Maine Metal and Finishing, he went to work for S.D. Warren where he worked until his retirement in 1994.
He truly enjoyed auto racing. He built and drove his own stock car for many years at Beech Ridge Speedway and Oxford Plains Speedway. He enjoyed working on cars and antique cars as well as working with metals.
He will be missed by all and never forgotten.
He is survived by his best friend and beloved wife of 56 years- Leona; sons- Randy and his wife Liza of Virginia Beach, Paul and his wife Helen of Standish, Chris and his wife Donna of Buxton, and Timothy of Buxton; daughter- Peggy Emery of Buxton; aunt Betty Baker of Fryeburg; brothers-Robert and his wife Edie, Richard and his wife Melissa, and Alan and his wife Stacy; all of Buxton; sister- Joan Weeman and her husband Robert of Buxton; nine grandchildren; many great grandchildren; as well as several nieces and nephews.
There will be no services at Erland’s request.
Erland’s family would like to thank the staff on the “A- unit” at the Maine Veterans Home in Scarborough for their care and support.
Arrangements are with Dennett, Craig & Pate Funeral Home – Buxton
In lieu of flowers, Erland’s family suggests that memorial contributions be made to the Maine Veterans Home, 290 US Rt. 1, Scarborough, Maine 04074.


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