Barbara (Bunny) Emma Emens


1918 – 2015

Barbara, (Bunny) Emma Emens, passed away peacefully in her 98th year at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Bellingham, on November 30th. She was predeceased by her husband of 65 years, Robert (Bob) John Emens. She is lovingly remembered by her daughters Christine (Don), and Deirdre (Joel), and grandchildren Tara (Len), and Max, and four great-grandchildren: Payton, Justin, Cameron, and Carly.

Barbara was born in Athol, Massachusetts, the daughter of Carl Kruger and Blanche Burns. She grew up in various cities in Maine and moved to New York. While living in New York City, she met and married Bob. They lived in New York, Chicago, Des Plaines, Cleveland, Racine, and Brantford, Ontario, Canada during Bob’s 40 year career with S.C. Johnson. When Bob retired they moved to York Harbor, Maine, and then settled in Blaine in 1998.

Barbara enjoyed card games of all types and was an accomplished duplicate bridge player and remained active through her mid-nineties.

There will be a private family remembrance service at Moles Greenacres Memorial Park in Ferndale. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Whatcom Hospice Foundation, Stafholt Good Samaritan Society or a charity of your choice. Visit to leave condolences.

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