October 10, 1945–June 20, 2021
Parishioner, Lois Scrivener, age 75, died on June 20, 2021. She was born in Garden City, NY and was the 3rd child of four.
Lois married her husband Jim (who pre-deceased her in 2005) in 1967 and they moved to our beachside community in 1989.
Lois was a lifelong educator. She was principal of Holy Name of Jesus Catholic School from 1992 to 2006. During this time enrollment rose from 120 to 530. During her leadership, HNJ School won seven national awards in four years including:
U.S. Department of Education No Child Left Behind Blue Ribbon Schools Award 2003
U.S. Department of Education Blue Ribbon Schools Award 2001
U.S. Department of Education and NAESP National Distinguished Principal 2001
NCEA Southeast Regional Distinguished Principal 2001
NCEA Distinguished Parent Partnership Home and School Award 2000
National Association of Boards of Catholic Education Outstanding School Board Award 2000
Innovations in Technology Award 1999, Today's Catholic Teacher
Lois is survived by her three children Patricia (Brian), James (Mary Beth) and Andrew (Sally); and her eight grandchildren, Zoe, James, Ethan, Anabel, Mary, Lily, Hope and Teddy.
Funeral Mass is being celebrated on Thursday, June 24; 9:30 am Visitation; 10:00 am Funeral at HNJ. Interment will be held in New York.