Obituary: Gladys B. Emmons, 92

Gladys B. (Murrin) Emmons – 92, of Reading, formerly of Stoneham and Falmouth, died at her home on Monday, February 1, 2021. She was the beloved wife of the late Irving Emmons.

Born in Brooklyn, New York on December 30, 1928. Gladys was the daughter of the late Edward and Bridget (Walsh) Murrin. She was a graduate of St. Patrick’s High School in Stoneham.

Gladys was a homemaker and had a great love for her family. She had a love for animals, especially Jasper her dog and Tiffany her cat. She had enjoyed Cape Cod and her quaint picketed white fence colonial home.

Gladys enjoyed going down by the water with her niece Sharon, who could take her on adventurous field trips.

Family members include her loving sister, Myra (Murrin) MacDonald of Newton, Anita (Murrin) Dorsey and her husband Paul of North Reading, Shirley(Murrin) Brown and her husband John of Danvers; the late Theresa (Murrin) O’Brien and Kathleen Connolly Murrin; brothers, Eddie Murrin and his wife Barbara of Stoneham, Bobby Murrin and his wife Fran of Tewksbury and the late Daniel Murrin; also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Her Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Theresa’s Church, 63 Winter Street (Rt. 62), North Reading on Friday, February 5 at 11:30 AM. The Funeral Mass will be livestreamed ( There will be no calling hours. Interment will be in Oak Grove Cemetery in Medford. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made in her memory to the charity of one’s choice. Arrangements are by Croswell Funeral Home, 19 Bow Street, North Reading.

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