Lucille Carr of Newton Twp. passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family, Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013. She was the wife of Forrest Carr. The couple would have celebrated their 66th wedding anniversary this coming May.
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Born in Taylor, July 19, 1927, she was the daughter of the late Griffith and Mildred Greiner Richards. She was a graduate of Taylor High School and the Hoyt Practical Nursing School. She was a member of Countryside Community Church, formerly Schultzville United Methodist Church.
Lucille enjoyed bowling, snowmobiling and the outdoors, as well as knitting and ceramics. Some of her fondest memories were accompanying her grandson throughout his motocross career. She traveled with their family, up and down the East Coast from Massachusetts to Florida. For several years she looked forward to spending the first week of August at the Loretta Lynn Ranch, watching her grandson compete in the National Motocross Championship.
The family would like to thank Dr. Phillip Boccagno, Dr. Carl Barsigian and the VNA Hospice for their care and compassion.
Lucille is survived by her loving husband, Forrest; her dedicated and devoted daughter, Sandy Kresge and husband, Lyle, Newton Twp.; a beloved grandson, Chad Kresge and wife, Stacy, Scott Twp.; two great-granddaughters, Hunter and Morgan Kresge; two stepgrandsons, Kurt and Kevin Kresge; and one step-great-granddaughter, Alyssa Kresge.
A funeral service will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. from the Lawrence E. Young Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 418 S. State St., Clarks Summit. Interment will follow in Abington Hills Cemetery.
Friends may call Monday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Countryside Community Church, 14011 Orchard Drive, Clarks Summit, PA 18411.
For directions or to send an online condolence, please visit www.lawrenceeyoung funeralhome.com.
Published in Scranton Times from Feb. 2 to Feb. 3, 2013