Lorna Colbert

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James A McAlister Funeral Home
1620 Savannah Highway
Charleston, SC

Lorna Colbert CHARLESTON - Lorna Elizabeth Tuck Colbert, of Charleston, widow of Dr. James William Colbert, Jr. entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, June 12, 2013. She was born in Larchmont, NY on November 6, 1920, a daughter of Andrew Edward and Marie Elizabeth Fee Tuck. Lorna Colbert was an adored wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. In addition to being the matriarch of a family of 82, Lorna Colbert was an accomplished artist, a church leader, a businesswoman, a supporter of the arts and a woman whose profound faith was apparent in her daily life. She was predeceased by her husband, Dr. James William Colbert, Jr., her sons, William George Colbert, Sr., Paul Joseph Colbert and Peter Michael Colbert; her brother and sister, Andrew Edward Tuck, Jr. and Colleen Tuck Tibbitts. She is survived by her children: James William Colbert III, Edward Tuck Colbert, Mary Colbert Denger, Margaret Colbert Keegan, Thomas Francis Colbert, John Andrew Colbert, Elizabeth Colbert Busch and Stephen Tyrone Colbert and her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Her Mass of Christian Burial and Rite of Committal will be private. Her Guestbook may be signed at www.jamesamcalister.com In lieu of flowers, donations should be made to Medical University of South Carolina Foundation for the Dr. James W. Colbert Endowment Fund: MUSC Foundation, 18 Bee Street, MSC 450, Charleston, SC 29425, or www.musc.edu/giving. Arrangements by JAMES A. MCALISTER Funerals & Cremation 766-1365 Visit our guestbook at www.legacy.com/obituaries/ charleston

Published in Charleston Post & Courier on June 14, 2013
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