LUCAS Shirley M. (Kay) of South Boston, March 20, 2013. Beloved wife of the late Lawrence F. Lucas. Loving mother of Kathleen M. Lucas of South Boston, Cynthia Lucas of Burlington, Laura A. Almeida of Stoneham, and the late Lawrence F. Lucas, Jr. Sister of the late Anna Nelson, Alice Carey and Bernard and Helen Kay. Grandmother of Danielle E. Almeida of Stoneham. Special Aunt of Laura Jean Sprinsky of Billerica. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Shirley was a lifelong resident of South Boston. She was an avid supporter of the South Boston Women's Softball League in the 1970’s and was everyone's adopted mother. St. Patrick's Day was one of her favorite holidays and she always welcomed her adopted "daughters" to a celebration each year. She was the life of the party and loved to dance and sing. A visitation will be held at the Edward V. Sullivan Funeral Home, 43 Winn Street, BURLINGTON (Exit 34 off Route 128, Woburn side) on Saturday, March 23 from 9:30 A.M. 11:00 A.M. Followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Barbara Church, 138 Cambridge Road, Woburn at 11:30 A.M. Interment in Blue Hill Cemetery, Braintree. Memorials in Shirley’s name may be made to Alzheimer’s Association Massachusetts Chapter, 480 Pleasant Street, Watertown, MA 02472. For directions, obituary and online guestbook see www.sullivanfuneralhome.net and www.stbarbarawoburn.com
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Published in Boston Herald on Mar. 21, 2013