Dec. 17, 1917—Aug. 3, 2013.
Emerson Clough, 95, of Bethel, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013. He was born in Bethel, Dec. 17, 1917, the son of Robert and Mabel Bryant Clough. He attended school in Bethel then went to work on different farms or logging. He enlisted in the Army in 1941 and served in the European Theater of Operations. He saw action in Africa, Sicily, France, Belgium, Germany, and discharged in 1945. After returning home, he worked in the woods; mining and construction field, retiring in 1979. Since then, he has enjoyed hunting, fishing, trapping, and gardening. He was an active member of the American legion, and also belonged to the Laborer’s union. Emerson served as President of the John Clough Genealogy Society for three years. On Feb. 1, 1947, he married Adaline Stetson and they
celebrated their 66th wedding anniversary this year. He is survived by his wife, Adaline; a son Theron and wife Susan of Hebron; three daughters Valerie (Cindy) Schroeder of West Baldwin, Rosalie Farnum and husband Steve of Harrison, Corinne (Connie) Lausier and husband Richard of Errol, N.H.; seven grandchildren, and great-grandchildren: Ashely Schroeder and Richard Chapman, Brooke Day, Riley, Jack and Sam Saxby, Collin and Jamison Pelletier, Thomas and Maxwell Lausier; great greatgrandchildren: Kaylee and Richard Chapman; and also many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents; brother, Roger (Pete); sisters Dorothy Gordan, Grace Morrill, Margaret Merrill and Mazie Kincaid; a half-brother Herman Bryant and a son in law Bruce Schroeder.
The John Clough Genealogical Society, Inc 68 (Oct. 2013): 4. Print. No. 3