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Adrienne J. (Gerriets) Yemma, 84, of Haverhill, passed away on Sunday, June 26, at the Merrimack Valley Hospice House in Haverhill.
She was born in Queens, N.Y. on April 27, 1932, daughter of the late Alfred and Elise (Schroeder) Gerriets.
She graduated from Julia Richmond High School in 1950 she later worked at Lucent Technology as an Administrative Assistant.
She was predeceased by her husband, Salvatore “Gus” Yemma, who passed away in 2011, granddaughter, Sarah Percival, and her brother, Alfred Gerriets.
She is survived by her son, Eric Yemma and his wife, Kathleen of Kennebunk, Maine; her daughter, Lisa Percival and her husband, Marvin of Manhattan, N.Y.; her grandchildren, Damien, Shane and his wife, Rita, John and his wife, Alyssa, Luke, and Salvatore Percival, Eric Yemma, Jr., and Margaret Yemma; great-grandchildren, Ryan and Parker Percival.
Her calling hours were Wednesday, at the H.L. Farmer & Sons Funeral Home, 106 Summer St., Haverhill. Her funeral service will be Thursday morning (TODAY), June 16, at 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Interment will follow in the Linwood Cemetery, Haverhill. In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, 450 Brookline Ave., Boston, MA 02215. To share a memory or for more information, please visit www.farmerfuneralhomes.com.
Published on  June 30, 2016
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