Emma was born July 24, 1928 under the astrological sign of Leo. A lioness has died, and we are all diminished. We remember Emma for her strength and rising up against many odds. She was a remarkable woman of immense fortitude, enduring numerous challenges illuminating a complex personality. Throughout her life, she embodied the very essence of a woman with a profound sense of self-worth and dignity. An intelligent woman, quick-witted, fun loving and well-travelled.
Emma was born in Jamshedpur, India, and educated at a convent boarding school near Darjeeling. Her father was employed as a superintendent in the Tata Steel mill. Her mother affectionately known as Mamagrand volunteered with doctors administering to the sick when not fulfilling her responsibilities to her small family. Emma was a twin sister to Joyce and had a brother, Douglas.