Barbara E. Scribner

Barbara Elise (Wing) Scribner, age 84, died June 22, 2012 at Maple Crest Nursing Home in Madison (formerly of Eustis). She was born in Lewiston on November 12, 1927, the daughter of John Viles and Edna Gertrude (Davis) Wing.

She attended schools in Flagstaff and Stratton, graduating from Gould Academy. After graduating from high school, she attended Cadet Nursing Corps in Portland. On April 4, 1947 she married Sheridan Scribner in Stratton. Over the years she was employed by a number of businesses including Tim Pond Camps, owned and operated Flagstaff Lake Camps in Eustis, Stratton Post Office, Papoose Pond Camping Area in North Waterford, Kingfield Savings Bank, and Cathedral Pines Campground, where she was a director for many years.

Barbara was very social and enjoyed the time she spent with family and friends as a member of Eastern Star, the Stratton PTA (president), J.V. Wing Snowmobile Club, and the Arnold Trail Snowmobile Club. She also loved spending time fishing, bird hunting, knitting, cooking, gardening, snowmobiling and she cherished the time spent with family, especially her grandchildren.

She is survived by her husband Sheridan Scribner of Eustis; two sons, Gregory Scribner and wife Sandra of Eustis, and Jeffrey Scribner and wife Wendy of Denmark; three granddaughters, Carrie Scribner and husband Joe Mountford of Jackson, N.H., Ellie Toivonen and husband Hannu of Scarborough, Katie Scribner and companion Klint Rolbiecki and his son Kaine of Coplin Plantation; a grandson, Casey Scribner and wife Kelly and daughter Kasey of Bridgton. Barbara was predeceased by her parents and brother John Viles Wing Jr.

The family wishes to thank both the Maple Crest Nursing Home and the Beacon Hospice staff for their never-ending care and dedication to taking care of Barbara as well as the visiting family. You are the greatest.

A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Sunday, July 1, 2012, at the New Eustis Cemetery on Perry Road. All are invited to the home of Sandy and Greg for refreshments and conversation directly following the service.

In lieu of flowers, friends who wish may make donations in Barbara's memory to the Franklin Animal Shelter, c/o Jo Rumley, 550 Industry Road, Farmington, ME 04938.

Arrangements under the care and direction of Dan & Scott's Cremation & Funeral Service, 445 Waterville Road, Skowhegan, ME 04976.

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