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Sibyll G. (Scaife) Hadjis

GLENS FALLS – Sibyll Grosvenor Scaife Hadjis died peacefully in Williamstown, Massachusetts, on Monday, Jan. 4, 2016, at the age of 73.

Sibyll was born on Oct. 13, 1942, in Newport, Rhode Island, to the late Right Rev. Lauriston Livingston Scaife, bishop of western New York, and his wife Eleanor Morris Carnochan Scaife.

She was a direct descendant of Edward Winslow, governor of the Plymouth Colony, American Revolutionary General Benjamin Lincoln, and Lewis Morris, signer of the Declaration of Independence.

She attended the Elmwood Franklin School in Buffalo and the Foxcroft School in Middleburg, Virginia, moving on to graduate from Skidmore College in 1965. Sibyll went on to pursue a career in education and was awarded a Master of Arts in Education from the College of St. Rose in 1968.

Debutante and devotee to the Episcopal Church, Sibyll was also an accomplished artist and an avid reader.

She spent many years of her life living in the Saratoga Springs and Glens Falls areas, where she enjoyed crocheting, painting, quilting, sewing and sculpting.

Sibyll is survived by daughter Christina Hadjis Caballero, her husband Pascal and their daughter Camille Alexa Caballero; daughter Nini Hadjis, daughter Lollie Hadjis Hannan, her husband Robert Hannan Jr. and their son Patrick Thomas Hannan; and step-grandson Robert Hannan III, all residing in the Delmar-Clarksville area. She is also survived by her sister Cynthia Lincoln Scaife Gordon, brother in-law Barclay Gordon and nephew Christopher Scaife Gordon, all of Lakeville, Connecticut.

She was predeceased by her grandson James Joseph Hannan.

A private service will be held by her family in her memory.