August 1, 1923 - December 14, 2012
SCRIPTURE, Doreen Norma (Hustings), 89 of Tequesta, Florida passed away peacefully on Friday evening the 14th of December, 2012 surrounded by her loving family. Doreen was born in Kent, England on August 1, 1923, the daughter of Alice and Norman Hustings and the sister of Gordon Hustings. She lived much of her young adult life in Leyton and New Eltham England before marrying an American G.I. in 1945 and moving to the U.S. the next year. Doreen resided in Manchester, Connecticut for many years and had a long and distinguished career in banking; retiring as a Vice President of Connecticut Bank& Trust (Bank of America) in 1985. While living in Manchester, she was a member of The Center Congregational Church and sang soprano in their choir. Doreen had the voice of an angel. She was an avid reader and in her earlier life an active sportswoman and dancer, having won the highest honors for dance in her group. She retired to Florida with her loving husband John and they maintained a rich and active social life well into their 80s. Doreen is survived by her husband of 47 years, John Scripture, her daughter and son-in-law, Linda (Jack) Purdyof Hobe Sound. Her son and daughter-in-law, Brian (Linda).Loomis of Angwin, CA. and her daughter Nancy Plefka of South Windsor, CT.Additionally, her grandson Jason (Sarah) Loomis of Wellesley, MA.And great grandchildren Samuel and Jacob.Also, grandchildren DawnTillotson and John Plefka and four great grandchildren. She also leaves her nephew, Mathew (Debbie) Hustings of Chilworth, England. All who knew Doreen will miss her loving spirit, dignity, kindness and grace. She was the penultimate lady. A Memorial Service will be held by her family on Tuesday, December 18that 11:30 a.m. at The Episcopal Church of the Good Shepard, 400 Seabrook Rd., Tequesta, FL 33469 A private graveside service will be held at the South Florida VA National Cemetery, 6501 South State Rd. 7, Lake Worth, FL The family requests that memorial donations be made to The American Cancer Society or Hospice of Palm Beach County.
SCRIPTURE, Doreen Norma (Hustings), 89 of Tequesta, Florida passed away peacefully on Friday evening the 14th of December, 2012 surrounded by her loving family. Doreen was born in Kent, England on August 1, 1923, the daughter of Alice and Norman... View Obituary & Service Information
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