Mary H. Lucas
Dec. 01, 1952 - April 8, 2013
Mary Helen (nee Cupps) Lucas, of genkintown, Pa., passed away peacefully on Monday, April 8, 2013, after her courageous battle against cancer. Born in Philadelphia on Dec. 1, 1952, she moved with her family to genkintown when she was 3 years old. Mary was a proud graduate of genkintown High School. Mary worked at Murray’s Deli for over 40 years and she loved her job as secretary at genkintown Elementary School, GO REDS!
She is survived by her husband, Paul Lucas; her children, Kate Morss (Drew), Chris and Paul Lucas. She is also survived by her mother, Marie Cupps; her brothers, Carl and Tom; and her many friends and co-workers whom she truly cared about. At her request, services will be held privately.
Donations in her memory may be sent to either genkintown Elementary School, 325 Highland Ave., genkintown, PA 19046, or to the Breathing Room Foundation 120 S. York Road, Suite 7, Hatboro, PA 19040.
Helweg Funeral Home, genkintown. May Funeral Home, 354 N. Easton Road (at Keswick Avenue), Glenside, PA 19038. Relatives and friends were invited for visitation at the funeral home Friday evening 6 to 7:30 p.m.
Donations to Delaware Hospice Center, 100 Patriots Way, Milford, DE 19963, would be appreciated. fiHOG 6TuDUH &OuE RI 0RQWgomery Co., Pa.; lifetime member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and member of the Myerstown VFW Post 6076; member of the American Legion and Disabled American Veterans; lifetime member of the Honorary Board of Governors, International Platform Assn.; and had been a coach and volunteer with the Whitpain Recreation Assn.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by a daughter, D. go-Ellen of Eagleville, Pa.; sons, Donald B. gr., husband of Kathryn, of Moody, Ala., Gregory P. of Eagleville, Pa.; a brother, gohn E. Richwagen of Madison, Ala.; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Delno and Elizabeth Supplee of New Tripoli, Pa.; seven nieces and nephews; several great-nieces and -nephews; two step-grandchildren; one step-great-grandchild.
A viewing was held at Grose Funeral Home, 358 W. Washington Ave., Myerstown. A viewing was also held in the Heritage Chapel at the George Washington Memorial Park, 80 Stenton Ave., Plymouth Meeting, Pa. Services were held Friday, April 26, 2013, at noon in the Heritage Chapel at the George Washington Memorial Park.
Interment will be private at the convenience of the IDPLOy. ,Q OLHu RI flRZHUV, memorial contributions may be made to the VA Medical Center ICU or Hospice Unit, 1700 S. Lincoln Ave., Lebanon, PA 17042 or Children’s Library at Wissahickon Valley Public Library, 650 Skippack Pike, Blue Bell, PA 19422.
Arrangements by Kirk and Nice Funeral Home. tly passed away on April 13, 2013, in Leesburg, Fla., at her winter home.
Born in Philadelphia on ganuary 14, 1930, she was the daughter of the late Nicholas Fiori and Mary Ippolito Fiori. Marie was preceded in death by her three adoring husbands, Charles H. gones Sr., William g. Hart gr. and Salvador g. Drosey. She was also preceded in death by her daughter, Charlene D. gones-McLaughlin; by her granddaughter, Gina Primus-Fox; by her brother, Nicholas Fiori; by her sister, Angelina Reagan; and by her half-sister, Dora Gershensen.
Marie was a 50-year member of St. David’s Church, where she taught CCD for several years and served on various church committees.
Marie worked at several local banquet establishments, such as Simmonetta’s Casa Continental, Forest Inn and numerous others. Marie also worked at Burpee Seed in Warminster. Marie was most recently employed as a health care aide at the Dominican Retreat House in Elkins Park, which she loved.
Marie’s love of family and God was perhaps her greatest attribute and was clearly evident in her daily life.
Marie is survived by her six children; Charles H. gones gr., Cecilia D. HartBox (gerald), William g. Hart III, Michael g. McLaughlin (Fran), Anna Drosey-Primus (Celso) and Laurence Hart. Additionally, she is survived by 11 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren and by numerous special nieces and nephews.
Relatives and friends are invited to call on Wednesday, May 1, 2013, from 8:30 to 10:20 a.m., at Baron Rowland Funeral Home, 1059 Old York Road, Abington. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m., St. David’s Church, 316 Easton Road, Willow Grove, PA 19090. Interment will be in Westminster Cemetery, Bala Cynwyd.
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www.baronrowlandfh. com. Thomas Stone and his wife, Marie, of Barnegat Light, N.g., Lisa Ann Stone and her companion, Albert Zawicki, of Carney, Md., and Leslie Stone of Long Beach Township; four grandchildren, Lauren Sullivan of Boston, Mass., Douglas Sullivan gr. of Oceanview, N.g., Shannon Sullivan of Oceanview, N.g., and Kaitlin Sullivan of Tennessee; one great-grandson; and her longtime companion, games Mitchell, of Manahawkin.
Cremation was private under the direction of the Maxwell Funeral Home, 573 Mill Creek Road, Manahawkin, N.g. A private service will be held at a later date. In lieu RI flRZHUV, FRQWULEuWLRQV LQ Mrs. Stone’s memory can be made to Friends of Southern Ocean Animal Shelter, PO Box 1162, Manahawkin, Ng 08050.