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Celestine Lehmann-Haupt
  • Memorials may be made to
  • Coastal Conservation League
    PO Box 1765
    Charleston, SC 29402

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Celestine Lehmann-Haupt, 83, of Charleston, South Carolina, departed this life Thursday, February 7, 2019. Her funeral service will be held Monday, February 11, 2019 in St. Michael's Church, 71 Broad Street at 1:00 p.m. Arrangements by J. Henry Stuhr, Inc. Downtown Chapel.

Celestine was born July 27, 1935 in Charleston, South Carolina, daughter of the late John Preston Frost and Laura Green Frost.
Brilliant, unconventional and irreplaceable, she was a poet, artist, conservationist, friend to the poor, lost and lonely and a member of St. Michael's Church.

Celestine is survived by her husband, Carl of New York, NY; daughter, Jane H. Maybank (Alexey Grigorieff) of Charleston, SC; son, J. Preston F. Maybank (Marina) of Los Angeles, CA; sister, Frances F. Hutson of Charleston, SC; and four grandchildren: Holt, Dmitri, Olivia and Sasha.

Memorials may be made to Coastal Conservation League, PO Box 1765, Charleston, SC 29402.