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Lewis Staples Scribner

July 7, 1932 — October 28, 2018

Obituary for Lewis Staples Scribner

Robbinston – Lewis Staples Scribner, 86, passed away Sunday, October 28, 2018 at Calais Regional Hospital. Lewis was born in Calais on July 7, 1932, son of Guy and Thelma (Barnard) Scribner.

After graduating from Calais High School, Class of 1949, he moved to Syracuse, NY to work for Syracuse China. While there, Lewis also started drywalling. He eventually moved back to Maine and started his own drywall company, initially in the Bangor area, and later in Washington County. In 1985, Lewis married Karen Douglas. Together, they started their own wreath company, Northstar Enterprises, in 1987. In 2004, Lewis and Karen started Karen’s Diner in Calais and in 2012, Karen’s Korner Pub.

He was a member of the American Legion in Calais where he also was a bartender for many years. Lewis loved the outdoors, kayaking, whitewater canoeing, hunting, riding his motorcycle, feeding the birds, and painting, but his passion was cooking.

In addition to his parents, Lewis was predeceased by his beloved grandparents, Theodore and Ina (Perkins) Scribner; a daughter, Linda Scribner; and a previous wife, Joyce (Caporin) Scribner. Surviving are his wife of 33 years, Karen Scribner; his six children, Sean Scribner and companion Connie Ziegler of Charlotte, Kaitlin Scribner of Robbinston, Patrick Coleman and wife Connie of Calais, Mark Scribner and wife Nanette of Naples, Guy Scribner and wife Payton of Saco, and Christy Nash and companion Tom Courtois of Biddeford; his grandchildren, Noah, Eric, Gage, Caroline, Alexandra, Elizabeth, Nathaniel, Nicholas, Isabelle, Carly, Emma, Olivia, Lewis, Ryan, Greg, Krysteana, Guy, Joyce, Noelle, Irene and Courtney; and many great-grandchildren.

A celebration of Lewis’ life will be held 2:00 pm, Saturday, November 10th at Karen’s Diner & Korner Pub, Main St., Calais. Arrangements by Mays Funeral Home, Calais & Eastport.

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