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Emma Engle

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Death 2004
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Memorial ID 10930488 · View Source
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Emma Engle was a Clarksboro, Gloucester County, NJ resident as well as a Mickleton Friend. She passed away in 2004 at the age of 97.In 1963, Emma Engle invited the library, which was founded in 1952, to move into 3 rooms in her 19th century, 3 story clapboard home. She shared her home with the East Greenwich Library for 36 years.Emma Engle was a book lover and an avid reader. She shared her expertise with the staff and donated many books and magazine subscriptions to the library throughout the years.The library re-located in a former East Greenwich Twp. school building at the corner of Kings Hwy. and Quaker Road in Mickleton, NJ in 1999A donation made by the Mickleton Monthly Meeting of the Society of Friends will help in the construction of a memorial for Emma Engle which will be located in front of the library. The board of trustees of the library plans to create a park-like setting that will offer residents a comfortable and attractive place to read, visit and meditate. The site will include a plaque on a stone stanchion flanked by 2 park benches. A shade tree, shrubs, flowers and paver stones will add to the beauty of the site. It is anticipated that the memorial will be completed by late fall of 2005.


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  • Created by: Joan Pacitti
  • Added: 8 May 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10930488
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Emma Engle (unknown–2004), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10930488, ; Maintained by Joan Pacitti (contributor 39820900) Unknown.