January 28, 1917 ~ August 23, 2001
Scobie, John In Milford, August 23, 2001, John Scobie 84 of 1765 Orchard Hill Rd., Cheshire, husband of the late May Dunn Scobie. Survived by his son John C. Scobie and daughter-in-law, Marie Balian of Westport, CT and granddaughters, Heather and Liana Scobie. Born in Paisley, Scotland, January 28, 1917, son of the late John and Mary Mack Scobie. Mr. Scobie was the head Chef at Glasgow University, Scotland. After immigrating to America, he worked at Yale University for 20 years, starting as a chef in the Commons Dining Hall and retired as Assistant Director of Food Services in 1982. He served as a Deacon at Grace Baptist Church and was active in Gideons International, a Christian missionary association. Funeral service will be held Saturday, August 25, at 11 a.m. in Grace Baptist Church, 55 Country Club Rd., Cheshire. Friends may call at BEECHER & BENNETT, 2300 Whitney Ave., Hamden, Friday (TODAY) from 6-8 p.m. Interment will be in Centerville Cemetery, Hamden. Contributions may be made to The Gideons International, PO Box 140800, Nashville, TN 37214-0800.