March 12, 1922 ~ April 20, 2009
Emma Elizabeth Lendroth of Hamden passed away after a courageous battle with Breast Cancer at the Hospital of Saint Raphael on April 20, 2009 . She was born March 12, 1922 , in Southbury to the late Earl and Helen Mitchell Becker. Wife of Fred G. Lendroth Jr. of Hamden . Emma was a homemaker, loving mother, grandmother, and avid oil and watercolor artist, a talented knitter and craft maker. A member of the Mt. Carmel Art Association and The Woman's Fellowship at the Dunbar United Church of Christ, her beloved church. Emma is survived by her loving husband Fred G. Lendroth Jr., daughters, Patricia Lendroth of Hamden , Virginia Dias and her husband Victor of Hamden, sons, Wayne Lendroth of Hamden , Mark Lendroth and his wife Martha of North Haven, Jeffrey Lendroth and his wife Kristen of Hamden, and Philip Lendroth and his wife Joann of New Haven. Blessed with 11 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Funeral from BEECHER & BENNETT, 2300 Whitney Ave., Hamden on Friday, April 24 at 11:15 a.m. followed by a Funeral Service at Dunbar United Church of Christ, 727 Benham St., Hamden, at 12 noon. Friends may visit with her family on Thursday evening at the funeral home from 5 to 8 p.m. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions in Emma's name may be sent to The Susan G. Komen for the Cure, Attn: Gift Management Services, 5005 LBJ Freeway, Suite 250 , Dallas , TX 75244 or The American Cancer Society, 538 Preston Ave. , Meriden , CT 06450 , or Dunbar United Church of Christ, www.dunbarchurch.com.