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Laurette S. Cribbins Edit Profile

educator , writer

Laurette S. Cribbins, American writer, educator. Recipient President's Award, Iliad Press-Cader, 1998. President North Pittsburgh Little League Auxiliary, Pittsburgh, 1955, Women's Guild Annunciation, Pittsburgh, 1955—1956; English as Second Language educator Greater Pittsburgh Literature Council, 2002; Member of International Society Poets, Academy American Poets.

Background

Cribbins, Laurette S. was born on August 10, 1924 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of Peter John and Bridget Mariah Smith.

Education

Master of Science Education, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1984. Bachelor of Science Education, Carlow College, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1978.

Career

Manager Western Union Office, Pittsburgh, 1942—1943. Clerk Dravo Corporation, 1943—1944. Receptionist Westvaco-Chrysler Building, New York City, 1944—1945.

Educator Diocese of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, 1954—1974, principal, 1975—1996. Advisory board United Jewish Federation, Pittsburgh, 1989—1994.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (book) Regret To Inform You (Merit, 1999), Tom Brokaw Collection, Cribbins Collection, Where did the Greatest Generation Come From.

Membership

President North Pittsburgh Little League Auxiliary, Pittsburgh, 1955, Women's Guild Annunciation, Pittsburgh, 1955—1956. English as Second Language educator Greater Pittsburgh Literature Council, 2002. Member of International Society Poets, Academy American Poets.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Portrait painting.

Connections

Married Lawrence Joseph Cribbins, November 17, 1944. Children: Dennis Lawrence, Michael John, Kathleen Anne.

father:
Peter John

mother:
Bridget Mariah Smith

spouse:
Lawrence Joseph Cribbins

children:
Dennis Lawrence Cribbins

Michael John Cribbins

Kathleen Anne Cribbins