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Lucille Henry Taylor Noble, 99,

Lucille Henry Taylor Noble, age 99, of Hebron, CT and former long-time resident of Dushore, PA, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 15, 2004 at the Marlborough Health Care Center in Marlborough, CT.

She was born on March 1, 1905 in Wilkes-Barre, the daughter of the late Stanley and Elizabeth Thomas Henry.

Lucille graduated from Bloomsburg Normal School in 1926.

In 1931, Lucille moved to Dushore, having moved from Wilkes-Barre.

Lucille was married to Glen A. Taylor of Dushore for 49 years, and to Russell Noble of Jermyn for 13 years, both of whom predeceased her.

Lucille was a farmer's wife, wonderful mother and a teacher. She was always active in her church and taught Sunday School for many years. She was a member of the United Methodist Church in Dushore and the Primitive Methodist Church in Jermyn.

She was an elementary schoolteacher for 26 years. She taught in schools at Wilkes-Barre, the Shrimp School, the Hillsgrove School, Turnpike Elementary School in Sullivan County and the New Albany Elementary School in Bradford County.

She retired from Turnpike Elementary School in the Sullivan County School System in 1970.

In 1983, she moved to Jermyn, until 1996. She then moved to Hebron, CT to live with her daughter until she was a resident of the Marlborough Health Care Home in 2001.

Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Lorraine and Merle Thoma of Hebron, CT; her son, Glen H. Taylor of Reading; three grandchildren, Harold and wife, Jessica Thoma of Hebron, CT, Lucille Tarbell and husband, Allyn of Columbia, CT, Jennifer Smith and husband, Chris of Denver; two great-grandchildren, David and Jonathan Thoma of Hebron, CT.

Lucille was the last living member of her family, as her brother, Thomas Henry and sister, Lorraine Rishel predeceased her.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, Aug. 21 at 2 p.m. in the Russell P. McHenry Funeral Home, 119 Carpenter St., Dushore, with the Rev. Larry Thomas, of New Milford, pastor, officiating.

Interment will follow in Thrasher Cemetery.

Friends and family may call on Saturday afternoon from 12 p.m. until the time of the funeral service.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to a charity of one's choice in Mrs. Lucille Taylor Noble's memory.

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