CLAIRE LUCILLE SCRIBNER

Posted Sept. 27, 2011, at 7:49 p.m.

CALAIS and FORT MYERS, Fla. – C. Lucille Scribner, 98, passed away Sept. 26, 2011, her 98th birthday, with her family at her side in Fort Myers, Fla. Lucille was born Sept. 26, 1913, in Calais, to George and Claire (Corbett) Woods.

She grew up in Calais and attended Calais Academy, where she was a member of the state champion basketball team in 1932, the same year of her graduation. Lucille married Merton L. Scribner, Oct. 12, 1932, in Calais, where she worked for more than 25 years at WT Grant Co. She loved to travel and enjoyed Sunday dinners with her family. Lucille moved later in life to Florida, where she could often be seen riding her bike or tending to her orange trees. She was a member of Calais Orion Chapter No. 45 Order of the Eastern Star, Rebekah’s Lodge and Calais Pythian Sisters.

In addition to her parents, Lucille was predeceased by her husband, Merton L. Scribner; a sister, Rena Mazeika; four brothers, Phillip, James, Ronald and Jack Woods; and a great-grandson, Adam Sherlock. She is survived by two children, Carl S. Scribner and his wife, Margo, of Fort Myers, Fla., and Rena Garriott and her husband, Jerald, of Calais; six grandchildren, Kim Sinclair and her husband, Carl, Carla Smythe and her husband, Gerry, Kelli Scribner and her companion, Richard, David Sherlock and his wife, Elizabeth, Linda Sherlock, and Stephen Sherlock and his wife, Terry; three stepgrandchildren, Kim Sermersheim and her husband, John, Jerald Garriott and his wife, Monica, and Robin Bouchard and her husband, John; many great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

A graveside service will be announced at a later date. Donations in Lucille’s memory may be made to Make-A-Wish Foundation of Maine, Suite 203, 87 Elm St., Camden, ME 04843-1959 or a charity of one’s choice. Condolences and memories may be shared at

www.maysfuneralhome.com.

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