Obituary of Jean Christie Scribner
It is with great sadness that the family of Jean Christie Scribner announce her passing, which occurred on Saturday, December 10, 2022, at Great Oaks Special Care Home, Wickham, NB. Born in Île d'Orléans, PQ, on January 4, 1923, she was the last surviving member of her immediate family, a daughter of the late Thomas and Jeanne (Christie) Brown.
Jean will be missed by her children: Wendell Scribner (Janet), Jim Scribner (Linda), Emma Lizotte, David Scribner (Sandra), Gary Scribner, Brian Scribner (Doreen), and Brenda Simpson; along with 14 grandchildren, many great and great-great grandchildren, and several other extended family members.
In addition to her parents, Jean was predeceased by her loving husband, George Scribner; son-in-law, Allan Lizotte; daughter-in-law, Rose Scribner; grandson, Ed Scribner; brothers: Thomas, Sandy, Lee, Corporal James (1944), and Andrew; sisters: Annie Brown and Helen Gignac; sisters-in-law: Lena Brown, Evelyn Brown, Madeline Brown; and brother-in-law, Arthur Gignac.
Jean grew up on the Kingston Peninsula, where she met the love of her life, George. They were married in West Saint John in 1942 and began adding to their family the following year. They lived for many years in Rothesay before moving to South Branch. Jean was a strong willed, country girl at heart and worked hard all her life, even building their Rothesay family home from the wood taken from an old barn in the Hampton marsh. She loved horses and in her later years took to knitting, baking, and enjoying the hummingbirds.
The family would like to extend their sincere appreciation to the staff of Great Oaks Special Care Home, especially Alvin and Dorothy McDonald.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Reid’s Funeral Home (506-832-5541), 1063 Main Street, Hampton, NB, where a public visitation will be held on Saturday, December 17, 2022, from 10:30 to 12:30PM. Jean’s funeral service will also be held from Reid’s Funeral Home on Saturday, December 17, 2022, at 1:00PM, followed by the interment at Pioneer Cemetery, Penobsquis, NB.
Donations in memory of Jean may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice. Personal condolences to the family and charitable donations may be made through ReidsFH.com