PALM BAY, FL- Jacqueline (Gelinas) Emidy, 82, of Palm Bay, FL passed away on Wednesday, June 12, 2013 at Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI with her loving family by her side. She was the beloved wife of the late James H. Emidy, Jr.
Born in Blackstone, MA on January 1, 1931, she was the daughter of the late Theodore and Lilia (Lemay) Gelinas.
She was the loving mother of Theodore Emidy and James H. Emidy, III both of Palm Bay, FL, Thomas Emidy of Bellingham, MA, John Emidy and his wife, Cynthia of Blackstone, MA, Michelle Defond and her husband, Robert of Bellingham, MA Joseph Emidy of Blackstone, MA, Denise O'Donnell and her husband, David of Blackstone, MA and Dennis Emidy of Winthrop, ME. She also leaves her cherished 13 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. She was the sister of Estelle Masson of North Truro, MA and Diane Powers of Sebastian, FL.
A resident of Palm Bay, FL for 24 years and summer residence in Matunuck, RI, formerly of Blackstone, MA. She was a communicant of Our Lady of Grace Church in Palm Bay, FL and a member of the Rhode Island Club of Brevard County, FL. She enjoyed sewing, loved plays, operas, classical music, and the arts. She loved to travel, playing dominos and cards, but her greatest joy was her family. She will be greatly missed.
Funeral will be held on Monday, June 17th at 9:00AM from CARTIER'S FUNERAL HOME, 151 So. Main St. (Rte 126), Bellingham, MA with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00AM at St. Paul's Church, 48 St. Paul Street, Blackstone, MA. Interment will follow at St. Jean Baptiste Cemetery, Bellingham.
Visiting hours are on Sunday, June 16th from 5 to 8PM at the funeral home. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. To sign guest book visit
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