Lucie O’Connor Tennihan (Cribbins), age 72, of Ormond Beach Florida, passed away peacefully with loved ones by her side on May 14, 2021.
Lucie was born on May 24, 1948 in Medford, Ma to James D. & Dorothy L. (Mahoney) Cribbins.
Lucie grew up in Everett, Ma and forged lifelong friendships. She graduated from Everett High School in 1966 and continued her education in the nursing field. Lucie met her husband Paul through work and they were married in 1968. They raised three children, Jim, Kerri & Heather in Melrose Mass. They left Melrose to move to Merrimac, Ma and then on to Amesbury. Paul passed away suddenly in 2002.
Lu was a fabulous cook and loved to entertain, she was the “Hostess with the Mostess”. Lu also had a touch for decorating. She had a great sense of humor, “wicked funny”. Lu was athletic and loved to run road races and was a dedicated Patriots and Red Sox fan.
Lucie was a compassionate nurse and her patients loved her at Atlantic OB/Gyn in Revere, the Wellness Center in Newburyport and For Eyes Optical in Daytona Beach.
Lucie is survived by her husband, Joseph Tennihan of Ormond Beach, her son James (Maria) O’Connor of Malden, Ma, Kerri (Thomas) Griffin of New Market, Md and Heather Davenport of Palm Coast, Fl. Also missing their “Neena” are Kasey and Bridget Griffin and Connor and McKenna Davenport.
Lucie is also survived by her sisters Patricia (Frederic) O’Brien of Mashpee, Mass and Janice (John) McHugh of Palm Coast, Fl, Brother-in-law Ronald (Georganne) O’Connor and sister-in- law Janice O’Connor and many nieces and nephews who loved their Auntie.
Services will be private at a later date. Donations in Lucie’s name may be made to: