Anna T. Scribner, 79, of Shrewsbury
Shrewsbury – Anna T. “Annie Bananie” (Coppola) Scribner, 79, of Shrewsbury, died peacefully in her home Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014 after an illness. Her husband of 54 years, Cecil E. “Scrib” Scribner, died in 2009.
She leaves her two daughters, Carolann R. Hebb of Shrewsbury and Joanna E. Maloney and her husband David of West Boylston; five grandchildren, Kyra, Jessica, Carisa, Gavin, and Peyton; and seven great-grandchildren, Annabelle, Michael, Zoe, Kiana, Alexis, Sophie, and Cecila. She is also survived by two brothers, Frank Coppola of New York and Lou Coppola of Florida; many nieces and nephews; and her closest friend, Sandy Goodwin. She was predeceased by a son, Mark Cecil Scribner, in 1982.
She was born in Flushing, New York, daughter of the late Biaggio and Anna C. (Travaglino) Coppola, and graduated from Flushing High School in 1953. She later met Cecil, the man she fell in love with and married in May 1955. They moved from New York to Shrewsbury in 1961 where they raised their family; and she was a proud resident for the past 53 years.
Anna was an active member and longtime volunteer at Saint Mary’s Parish. She was a member of both the Daughters of Isabella and the Ladies Benevolent Society, and was a fun-loving member of the Red Hat Society.
Anna was lovingly known to her family as “Annie Bananie.” She was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother and will be truly missed by all.
At Anna’s request funeral and burial services will be private. Britton-Shrewsbury Funeral Home is assisting Anna’s family with arrangements.
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