GONIC - Herbert C. Emmons, 87, of Felker Street, died early Monday, February 26, 2018, at Frisbie Hospital after a brief illness. Born April 14, 1930, Herbert was the son of the late Clarence and Isadore (Arey) Emmons.
Herbert served in the U.S. Army. He also worked as a handyman and maintenance man during his life. In the 1970s, Herbert operated a private airport and was a flight instructor in Norridgewock, Maine. He moved to Rochester in 1978 and spent over 20 years with his long term companion, Ruth Beaulieu. He was a proud member of the NRA and loved to build and fly model airplanes.
Herbert is survived by his two sons Mark and Steven Emmons; his brother Douglas Emmons; his stepdaughter Mary Beth LaRocque; grandchildren, great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews. He is predeceased by his daughter Terry Emmons, his brother Franklin Emmons during childhood, his sister Patricia Braley, and his companion Ruth Beaulieu.