SOUTH HOPE – Lois Marjorie Hart, 83, died Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2003, at Quarry Hill in Camden. Born in Calais, Sept. 10, 1920, she was the first born of Roy T. and Estelle Boles Jacobs. Growing up, she lived in Van Buren and along the coast of Maine from Boothbay to Rockland following her father’s work with the Immigration Service. Educated in Maine schools, she was a 1938 graduate of Boothbay High School. She loved the ocean, swimming in it daily. Having a passion for ice skating and dancing, during her teen years, she skated competitively at winter carnivals and dance competitions in the area. On Dec. 26, 1939, she married Elmer C. Hart at St. Peters Episcopal Church in Rockland. She moved to South Hope and lived there until the Spring of 2002, when she moved to Anderson Inn at Quarry Hill. Lois was known for her exquisite taste combined with decorating skills and her home-cooking. She had a knack for color and what looked right, and creating special family gatherings. Her beautiful golden biscuits, blueberry pies and chowders could not be beat. She devoted herself to her family. Her civic duties included decorating a Christmas tree each year with popcorn balls and candy, for the children of the community. She served two terms on the Hope School Board and several years as a Den Mother for the Cub Scouts. With her family, she owned and operated Hart’s Blueberries in South Hope for 35 years. She was a 64-year member of St. Peters Episcopal Church, Rockland, where she taught Sunday School, served on the vestry and was a member of the Altar Guild. Mrs. Hart was predeceased by one son, Sherwood L. Hart, and her husband of 61 years, Elmer C. Hart. She is survived by three daughters, Brenda Holman and her husband, Joseph of Farmington, Ann Marie Powers and her husband, Brian, of Hope, Mary Jane Mitchell and her husband, Elliott of Hope; a son, John L. Hart and his wife, Rhonda, of Rockport; a brother, Roy Jacobs of Cotuit, Mass.; a sister, Virginia Bernstein of Scarborough; eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. A Eucharistic Celebration will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, at St. Peters Episcopal Church, White Street, Rockland. The Rev. Dr, Ralph Moore will officiate. Interment will be in the East Union Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Peters Episcopal Church, P.O. Box 457, Rockland, ME 04841.