Lucille M. Day


Lucille M. Day of Edgartown, formerly of Pocasset and Norton, died at home surrounded by her loving family on Friday, August 29. She was 87.

Lucille was born on December 10, 1926, in Boston to Maurice and Beulah (Rodenhiser) Herman. She was raised in Randolph and was a graduate of Stetson High School, Randolph. She was the beloved wife of the late Charles A. Day.

Lucille worked for many years at Sturdy Memorial Hospital, Attleboro. She was also a member of the First Congregational Church.

Lucille loved the ocean and loved spending time with her family. She spent many winters at her home in Largo, Fla. She often said, “if you play by the rules, you’ll miss all the fun!”

Lucille is survived by her children, Charles A. Day Jr. and his wife, Dana, of Edgartown, Linda K. Smith and her husband, Joseph, of Edgartown, Susan L. Stearns and her husband, LaRoy, of Norton, Patricia J. Sharples and her husband, Tracy, of Edgartown; two sisters, Gwendolyn Trinque of Gulfport, Fla., and Priscilla Lyons of Monument Beach, eight grandchildren, ten great grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews. Besides her parents and husband she was predeceased by her sister Dorothy Simmons.

Lucille will be buried at the Massachusetts National Cemetery in a private service. Donations in Lucille’s Memory may be made to the American Heart Association, 20 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701 or to a charity of one’s choice. Arrangements are under the care of the Chapman, Cole & Gleason Funeral Home, Oak Bluffs,