Emily Alice Mureddu passed away on December 22, 2010. Emily was born in Colorado on July 7, 1948. She grew up in Grand Forks, N.D., and lived there until 1991, when she moved to Medford, Ore. Emily worked as an administrative assistant at the Medford Congregational United Church of Christ for 18 years, and as a bookkeeper for the Roots and Wings Preschool since 2001.

Emily enjoyed reading, crocheting, and spending time with her grandchildren. She was always willing to help everyone out, and her caring and kindness will be greatly missed by all those whose lives she touched.

Emily is survived by husband, John Mike Mureddu; three children, Peter Attanasio, of Medford, Ore., Teresa Haga, of Cathedral City, Calif., and Vanessa Cugini, of Central Point, Ore.; sons-in-law, Brad Goodrich, Richard Haga, and Donny Cugini; and five grandchildren, Azhia Haga, Elizabeth Brenhaug, Lydia Tack, Shealynn Church, and Avery Church. Emily was preceded in death by daughter, Christine Attanasio; and her parents, James and Jean Mark.

A memorial service is planned for Wednesday, December 29, 2010, at 6:00 p.m., at the Medford Congregational United Church of Christ.