LANCASTER—Lucille Lee, a 36-year resident of Lancaster County, passed away on May 9, 2017, at age 96.
Lucille obtained a teaching certificate and worked as a teacher in Nebraska. During World War II, she moved to Washington, D.C., and worked for the federal government. After the war, she married, raised three children and worked as a costume designer for a private school in Maryland.
After retiring to Lancaster County, she held various leadership positions in the Historyland Community Workshop, played hand bells for Bethel United Methodist Church, instigated the establishment of a Great Decisions discussion group at Rappahannock Westminster-Canterbury, was a member of the Woman’s Club of Lancaster County and the Red Hat Society, and was a long-time subscriber/supporter of local musical programs.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 64 years, Frederick Lee.
She is survived by her three children, Robin, Kevin and Jennifer.
A celebration of her life will be held at 2 p.m. June 27 in the Rappahannock Room, Rappahannock Westminster-Canterbury, 132 Lancaster Drive, Irvington. Ms. Lee’s friends and relatives are invited to attend.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to the Northern Neck Orchestra at P.O. Box 263, Kilmarnock, VA 22482.