OXFORD — Lucille “Lucy” V. (Colby) Ray, 76, of Oxford, went to her heavenly home on Saturday, Feb. 9, at her home in Oxford, with her family by her side.
She was born in Lewiston on March 26, 1936, the daughter of Harold and Evelyn Nason Colby. She attended Auburn schools and graduated from Edward Little High School in 1953. On April 16, 1955 she married Melcon Ray and he passed away on Sept. 6, 1993.
She worked in many shoe shops as an office manager, retiring in 2001 from Clark International. She was an activities volunteer at the Maine Veterans Home in South Paris. She loved taking her grandchildren fishing and sitting with her grandson to do crossword puzzles. She enjoyed crocheting, bird watching and reading. She was a life member and past president of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary No. 1603 in Auburn, as well as serving as past district president. She loved being with her daughters and especially her grandchildren. She was so excited knowing she was going to be a great-grandmother. She loved her God. Her values of God, family and country have been instilled in her family. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.
She will be sadly missed by her daughters, Linda, and husband, Thomas Pearl, of Oxford, and Vickie and husband, Jeff Ramos, of Harpswell; her grandchildren, Jeremy Flint of Oxford, Brian Flint and fiancee, Renee Gauthier, of Oxford, Amanda Flint of Portland, Jeffrey Ramos of Massachusetts and Jenna Ramos of Breckenridge, Colo.; a step-great-grandson, Gavin; a great-grandson on the way, Colby Ray Flint; her best friend, Nancy Drumtra of Oklahoma; sisters-in-law, Mary Ray and Dolly Jordan; and brother-in-law, Donald and Mary Ray; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was predeceased by her parents; her husband and sisters, Geraldine Childs, Elizabeth (Betty) Bruno, Florence Coulombe and Elizabeth Peterson.
Online condolences may be shared with her family at www.chandlerfunerals.com.