Adele N. Scriven, 98, of Willard Street, Jamestown, formerly of Mayville, died Sunday (July 28, 2013) in WCA Hospital.
She was born September 14, 1914 in Mayville, the daughter of the late Ernest L. and Lois Kibbe Newton. She graduated from Mayville High School in 1932. Adele owned and operated Mayville Pastry Shop with her husband for 20 years, retiring in 1976. She was a member of St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Mayville and attended First Lutheran Church in Jamestown, she was a member of Acanthus Chapter Order of Eastern Star's where she was a past matron and where she had been an officer for over 40 consecutive years; past president of the Mayville American Legion Auxiliary, and past president of the Lake Chautauqua VFW Auxiliary in Mayville. She is survived by her daughter, Kay (Roger) Edborg of Jamestown; five grandchildren, David (Lisa) Edborg of Rochester, Timothy (Lianne) Edborg of Jamestown, Todd (Katie) Edborg of Cary, NC, Scott (the late Heather) Edborg of Saco, Maine, and Amy (Dan) Morlando of Los Angeles, CA; ten great grandchildren; and four step great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Merle W. Scriven whom she married December 31, 1935 in Ripley, NY and who died October 30, 1987; her step father, John Clarke; one sister, Dorothy N. Nee in 2001; three brothers, Alwyn Newton in 1977, Wilson "Bud" Newton in 1967, and an infant brother William Newton. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday (August 17, 2013) at the Freay Funeral Home, Mayville. Rev. Dan Nagle will officiate. Burial will be in the Mayville Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. Saturday (August 17, 2013) prior to the service at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to First Lutheran Church, 120 Chandler St., Jamestown, NY 14701 or to Chautauqua Adult Day Care (Taft Center) 663 Lakeview Ave., Jamestown, NY 14701. You can leave a remembrance to the family by going to www.freayfuneralhome.com.
Adele N. Scriven