Amy S. Scribner


1933 – 2015

OXFORD — Amy S. Scribner, 82, of Oxford, died Thursday, Aug. 13, at Stephens Memorial Hospital in Norway, surrounded by her family.

She was born March 22, 1933, in Albany, the daughter of Archie and Ethel Mae (Gary) Cummings. She married Edwin Rugg on Oct. 19, 1956; he died in 1987. She married Kendric Scribner on June 17, 1995; he died in 2012.

After graduating from Gould Academy, she moved to Norway, working at J.J. Newberry’s. She later became a switchboard operator at Oxford County Telephone & Telegraph Company, where she worked for many years. She also assisted her husband with the operation of Ruggs Handle Company in Oxford, where they built their home and lovingly raised their family, as well as caring for gardens and farm animals.

She looked forward to every day, guiding her family with quiet confidence and steadfast faith.

Amy is survived by her children, Dennis and wife, Jan, Rebecca and husband, Dan Mosley, Ramona and husband, Doug Mitchell, Rowena and husband, Leo Woodman, Roberta and husband, Jeff Andrews, and daughter-in-law, Gerri Rugg; stepdaughter, Gilda Clark and family; 16 grandchildren, Kaci Rugg, Darryl Rugg, Gretchen and husband, Luis Castro, Levi Woodman, Matt Mosley and wife, Devin, Julie Rugg and fiancé, Levi Guimond, Luke Woodman, Joshua Rugg, Katelyn and husband, Jason Duval, David Rugg and fiancée, Rachel Wild, Rachel and husband, Travis Lanier, Alyssa Andrews, Abbey Mitchell, Chelsea Rugg, Benjamin Andrews and Jacob Mitchell; great-grandchildren, Jaden and Kiran Castro and eagerly anticipated Baby Mosley and Baby Duval; sister-in-law, Elizabeth Cummings; sister, Alice Ziplow; many nieces and nephews; and a devoted friend, Ken Footer of Lewiston.

She was predeceased by her husbands; son, Douglas Rugg; twin brother, Roenell Cummings; sisters, Rowena Dunham, Betsy Wilson, Evelyn Baker and Lillian Sowersby; and brothers, Benton Cash and Orlando Anson Cash.

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