In Memory of




Obituary for Susan Emerson Kimmich

Susan Emerson Kimmich, 79, passed away at Northern Lights Hospital in Greenville on September 6, 2022 after a brief illness with her loving family by her side. Sue was born January 15, 1943, to Alden Clifford Emerson and Phyllis (Trott) Emerson. On June 9, 1973, she married the love of her life, Robert (Bob) Kimmich.

Sue grew up in the Damariscotta area and graduated from Lincoln Academy in the Class of 1961. After graduation she attended Northeastern Business College in Portland from 1961 to 1962.

Sue was a secretary at Maine Hardware in Portland, a receptionist at Maine Gas in Bangor and was a co-owner/bookkeeper of Bob’s Exxon Gas Station in Wiscasset.

She especially loved riding in their 1968 Camaro Convertible and 1923 Model T Touring Car with her husband and wearing big hats. She enjoyed snowmobiling, especially up to Gaspe Peninsula in Quebec and flying in their plane to Lake George, NY. She loved boating, waterskiing, ice skating, tennis, motorcycling and flying in their plane. When she needed downtime from all the excitement, she did crossword puzzles. And of course, she always loved spending time with her beloved family and friends.

Sue was a member of the Moosehead Riders Snowmobile Club,

Sue was predeceased by her parents Alden and Phyllis Emerson, an infant brother and sister, Anthony and Marion.

She is survived by her loving husband of 49 years, Robert F. Kimmich; son Eric Cook and girlfriend Paige Trayers of Damariscotta; daughters, Dawna Hannan and husband Mark of Mint Hill, NC, Lora Rinow and husband Randy of Edgecomb; sisters Molly Foster of Owls Head and Sally Pelillo and husband Mike of Concord, NH; grandchildren, Cody Cook of Seattle, WA, Abby Cook of Portland, ME, Elizabeth Kiker and husband Will of Mint Hill, NC, Nicole MacDonald and husband Jimmy of Bath, ME, Justin Brooks and wife Kristen of Boothbay, ME, Kevin Brooks of Boothbay, ME, Toni Manning and husband Scott of Tilton, NH, Bobbi Burson and husband Richard of Key Largo, FL, Joshua Hannan and girlfriend Lindsay of Richmond, ME, Kyle Hannan and fiance Lindsay of Bucksport, ME and Nichole Hannan of Damariscotta, ME; great grandchildren Jameson, Jade, Jaxson, Maeve, Ian, Alexandria, Nova, Peyton and Titus; great nieces and nephews, Alden, Elliot, Isabel, Finn, Harry, Katherine and Winn.

A graveside service will be held on Saturday, September 10, 2022, at 11:30 am at the German Cemetery, Route 32, in Waldoboro.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Sue’s name to the American Cancer Society, PO Box 350, Westbrook, ME 04092.

Hall’s of Waldoboro has care of the arrangements. To extend online condolences, light a candle for Sue, or to share a story or picture, visit her Book of Memories at