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Ruth (Fletcher) Scribner

January 4, 2019

Ruth (Fletcher) Scribner, age 92, formerly of Trumbull, stepped into heaven on January 4, 2019 at the Jewish Home in Bridgeport, CT.  Ruth was born in Birmingham, Alabama to the Samuel and Ruth Fletcher and later moved to Connecticut.  She graduated from Wellesley College with a degree in zoology and bacteriology.  


Ruth married Albert Scribner on March 17, 1951.  The joy of her life was being a devoted wife and loving mother.  She raised a very close-knit and happy family.  She is survived by her four children Kenneth Scribner and his wife Deb Hunt-Scribner, Margo Gulemi and her husband Gary, Daniel Scribner and his wife Mary and Holly Caiello and her husband Kevin; nine cherished grandchildren Rachael, Christie, James and his wife Nina who had Ruth’s great grandchild - Rebecca, Stephen, Katie, Julie, Timothy and his wife Sarah, Daniel and his wife Mary and Benjamin.  


Ruth’s most important relationship was with Jesus Christ whom she loved and walked with for over 50 years.  She was a longtime parishioner of St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Darien, CT where she was involved in Bible studies, coordinating weddings and serving on the mission committee.  


Ruth had a great heart to bring the message and love of Jesus Christ to those who have never heard.  Her desire and request was to have memorial contributions sent to Joshua Project, PO Box 62614, Colorado Springs, CO 80962 or at


A memorial service will be held on Saturday, February 16, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at the Black Rock Congregational Church, 3685 Black Rock Turnpike, Fairfield, CT 06825.

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