Norma Jane Lumb - age: 93
(August 19, 1923 to February 23, 2017
Friends and relatives may call Friday March 3, 20167 from 4 to 7 PM at the Dennett, Craig & Pate Funeral home 365 Main St, Saco.
A 2:00 PM Saturday March 4, 2017 funeral service will be held at the United Baptist Church of Saco, 318 Main St, Saco.
Pastor Brenda Johnson and Pastor J E Boone of the Seventh Day Adventist Christian Church will officiate.
After the service, Norma will be laid to rest at Laurel Hill Cemetery, next to her husband Walter and Daughter Karen. A reception for relative and friends will follow the graveside service at the Seventh Day Adventist Church at 46 Cleveland St, Saco, Maine.
For those wishing to make memorial contributions in her memory, please consider the Florence Lombard School c/o Seventh Day Adventist Church of Saco, 46 Cleveland St, Saco, Maine 04072.
Dennett, Craig & Pate Funeral Home and Cremation 365 Main St, Saco are in charge of the arrangements.
Saco, Norma Jane Lumb, 93, of Locke St passed away Thursday February 23, 2017 at the Southern Maine Healthcare in Biddeford.
Norma was born in Biddeford August 19, 1923 the daughter of Arthur and Florence Cleeves Lombard. She attended local schools and graduated from Thornton Academy in 1941. Norma furthered her education, graduating from Atlantic Union College in Lancaster, MA. Upon graduation, she was employed as the Secretary to the President of the Seventh Day Adventist Church.
Norma returned to Saco to marry Walter R. Lumb Jr. Shortly after their marriage, Walter left for WW II as a pilot in the European Theater. After Walter returned from the war, they both worked at Youlands Department Store of Biddeford, Kennebunk and Exeter, NH for over 43 years.
Mrs. Lumb also was employed as a Vanda Beauty Counselor.
Norma was active in the community throughout her life. She was a member of the E and I Union and The YMCA Board.
Norma loved her Red Hat Society and get togetherís with friends.
Her main focus and interest in life was her Christian faith and the Seventh Day Adventist Church in Saco. Like her mother, Florence, the Church was Normaís life. Anyone who spent time with Norma would be regaled with information about the current happenings at the Saco church.
Norma enjoyed many hobbies and was a talented creator of porcelain dolls. Her many friends would say that her favorite hobby was talking. Norma would carry on a conversation with anyone about anything. One of her favorite traditions was her Christmas Eve celebration where she would invite all her relatives and friends for homemade Italian sandwiches and conversation.
Her husband Walter and her daughter Karen predecease her.
Survivors include a niece Jayne Waterhouse and her husband Dr. James of Dayton, niece Sr. (catholic) Susan Lumb of Barrington, RI, nephew Richard Lumb and wife Paula of Wilton, ME, nephew David Lumb and wife Ellen of Winter Springs, Florida and her church family.