Obituary of Violet Lucas, 83
|Name of Deceased||Violet Lucas|
|Date of Death||05/22/2009|
|Date of Birth||10/22/1925|
|Funeral Home||Kader-Neff Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc.|
iolet Lucas, 83 of Bellefonte, passed away Friday, May 22, 2009 at the Mount Nittany Medical Center. She was born on October 22, 1925 in Milesburg, the daughter of the late John and Elsie Jacobs.
On June 28, 1946 she married James I. Lucas. In addition to her parents and husband, a grandson; Jeff Reed and a brother; Lester, preceded her in death. She is survived by four children, Darlene Reed (Craig Wehmeier) of Bellefonte, Diane Drelbelbis (Charles), Donald Lucas (Cheryl) and Dona Lucas (Dan), all of Centre Hall; and three sisters; Emogene Snyder of Bellefonte, Shirley Eminhizer (Vernon) of Houserville, and Lois Novosel (John), of Twin Lakes.
She is also survived by seven grandchildren, Corby Lucas (Meggie) of Franklin, Tenn., Lisa Reed, of Pine Grove Mills, Corine Bartlebaugh (Jason) of Madisonburg, Jason Dreibelbis (Joni) of Montoursville, Kiley Lucas of Centre Hall, Ashley Dreibilbis of Pottstown, Derek Lucas, of State College, and Kari Ann Lucas of Bellefonte, and three great-grandchildren.
She was a member of the former Weaver united Methodist Church, Jacksonville, Pa. She thoroughly enjoyed camping at the Grange Fair and going on picnics with her family. She enjoyed helping her sister, Emogene, in the funnel cake trailer.
Visitation will be Tuesday, May 26, 2009 from 6 – 8p.m at the Kader-Neff Funeral Home, 135 W. Main Street, Howard, Pa. 16841. Funeral services will be Wednesday, May 27, 2009 at the Blanchard Church of Christ, Blanchard, Pa. at 10:00 a.m. with the Rev. Russel J. Moldovan officiating. Burial will be at the Jacksonville Cemetery, Marion Twp., Pa.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Kari's Krusaders Relay for Life Team. Please make checks payable to American Cancer Society and send to Lisa Reed, PO Box 147, Pine Grove Mills, Pa. 16868