Lucille Dembeck Happ, a resident of the Remington Club in Rancho Bernardo, passed away on March 9, 2013, 33 days short of her 100th birthday.
A native of Rochester, New York, she worked at Eastman Kodak Corporation, where she met her husband, Glenn P. Happ, a Kodak chemist. During World War II they both were deployed to Oak Ridge, TN, where they worked on the Manhattan Project, supporting the development of the atomic bomb. They retired to Rancho Bernardo in 1970.
Lucille was a well-known judge at flower show competitions in New York and California. She was an avid golfer and bridge player, and continued to enjoy both into her 90's. She and her husband were adventuresome world travelers and skiers. She had been a member of the Stone Ridge Country Club and was a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church.
She was pre-deceased by her husband; her brother, Joseph R. Dembeck; and three sisters, Adeline Dembeck, Amelia Gregg and Florence Irwin. She is survived by numerous nieces, nephews, grand-nieces, and grand-nephews.
A Funeral Mass will be held Friday, March 22, 2013, at 10:30am at St. Michael's Catholic Church in Poway, CA. Inurnment following at Holy Cross Cemetery in San Diego, CA.