Emery S. Dunfee

May 01, 1912
- June 13, 2005

ORANGE CITY, FL - Emery S. Dunfee, 93 formerly of Monson, died June 13, 2005, late in the evening at a Florida hospital after a brief stay of 10 days as a result of a brain hemorrhage. He was born May 1, 1912, in Milo (Derby), the son of Fred and Laura (Leeman) Dunfee. Emery graduated from Monson Academy and Colby College. He received a master's degree from the University of Maine and doctorate from Teacher's College, Columbia University. Dr. Dunfee served as principal of three high schools, Flagstaff, Solon and Brownville Junction. He was a physics teacher at Deering High School and Wantash High School, N.Y. and later served as the State of Maine Supervisory of Science. He completed his career in education as professor of physics at the University Maine, Farmington. His accomplishments in science education were recognized when he was made a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. In addition to his wife of 69 years, Edna (Christie) he is survived by a son, Don Dunfee of Monson; a daughter, Deanna List of Helena, Mont.; a brother, Milton Anderson of Monson, five grandchildren, three great-grandchildren. A memorial service in his honor and remembrance will be held 2 p.m. July 16, at the Monson Community Church.


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