MANCHESTER - Lucie (Harrow) Scala, 97, of Manchester, passed away Sunday, Nov. 11, surrounded by her loving family.
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Lucie was born in Boston, on Sept. 11, 1915, daughter of the late William and Edna (Shedden) Harrow.
She loved enjoying life, whether through traveling or having a conversation with a complete stranger; it was about the experience that she received at that moment. During her 97 years, Lucie was raised in Boston and was educated in its school system. She graduated from Boston University and went into teaching in the Chelmsford (Mass.) schools.
Lucie was a Navy veteran from World War II and was stationed at the Pentagon, retiring as a lieutenant after serving in the Reserves. Prior to her retirement, Lucie was employed for many years at New England Telephone Company, where she worked as a supervisor. She resided in Winchester and Woburn before moving to New Hampshire to be near her family.
Lucie is survived by her sisters, Edna Maynard of New Jersey and Virginia Mankiewicz of Concord; nieces, Janice Gallagher and her husband Bob, of New Hampshire, Barbara Fine and Joan Maynard, both of New Jersey; and nephews, Gary Mankiewicz and his wife Pat, of Florida, and Keith Mankiewicz of Concord, and Skip deHaro and his wife Jeanne, of Michigan. She is also survived by many great- and great-great-nieces and nephews.
Lucie is predeceased by her first husband, Bill Hankard, second husband, Ralph Scala; her brother, William "Bud" deHaro; and her loving companion, Carl Parmenter.
A special thanks to the nursing staff at CMC on C level for their loving care to her during her stay and her passing.
services: On Monday, Nov. 26, at 11 a.m., there will be a committal service in the chapel at N.H. State Veterans Cemetery, 110 Daniel Webster Highway in Boscawen.
Following in her compassionate nature, In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to any local food bank of your choice.
The Cremation Society of N.H. is in charge of the arrangements, 243 Hanover St., Manchester (www.csnh.com).
New Hampshire Cremation Society
243 Hanover Street Manchester, NH 03104
Published in Union Leader on Nov. 21, 2012