Sperry & McHoul Funeral Home Obituaries

Joanne Emerson 09/29/2020

TAUNTON – Joanne Emerson, 70, of Taunton passed away Thursday, September 29, 2020 at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston with her family at her side.  She was the loving wife of William P. Emerson, Sr. for over 51 years.

Born July 21, 1950 in Brockton, she was a daughter of the late Walter and Annabell (Warnock) Webber.

She was a 1968 graduate of Randolph High School and worked as a daycare provider for many years.

Joanne was devoted to her faith and her church.  She was a dedicated church volunteer and was known for making meals for those in need and welcoming anyone into her home.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by her four children: William Emerson, Jr. and wife Amanda of Bangor, ME, John Emerson and wife Erin of Fresno, CA, Timothy Emerson and wife Laura of Norton and Katherine Dias-Martin and husband Alan of Taunton.

Also her siblings: James Webber, Doug Webber, Linda Rogers.  She was sister of the late Dan Webber, Paul Webber, Anne McGrath and Wayne Webber.

Joanne is also survived by 13 grandchildren, 1 great-grandchild and many nieces and nephews.

A time for visitation will be held on Sunday, October 4 from 1-2 p.m. at Life Church, 1 New Taunton Avenue (Route 140) Norton followed by a private service.