Rita T. Lacy

Rita T. Lacy

AGE: 93 • Wilmington

Passed away peacefully on Wednesday, February 5, 2014 at Cadia Rehabilitation Center.

A lifelong Wilmington resident, Rita was the daughter of the late John T. M. and Mary A. (Manley) Lacy. She attended St. Paul's Elementary School and was a 1938 graduate of Ursuline Academy. She was also a graduate of Beacom College. For over 30 years, she worked for Hercules Corp. as an administrative assistant in the personnel department, retiring in 1974. She was an active member of Christ Our King Church and volunteered at the rectory for many years. She was also the Treasurer of her condo association. An avid sports fan, Rita enjoyed playing golf for many years and was a member of Hercules Country Club. She was predeceased by her sisters, Mary Johns and Helen Schlinsock and a niece, Judith Graff.

She is survived by her nieces, Mary Gordon and her husband, Joseph X., Barbara Flore, and Jacqueline Hernson and her husband, Roger; 7 great nieces and nephews and 3 great great nieces and nephews.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, February 8th at 10:30 AM at Christ Our King Church, 2810 N. Monroe Street, Wilmington DE 19802 where friends and family are invited to visitation after 9:30 AM. Interment will follow at Cathedral Cemetery, Wilmington.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to Christ Our King Church at the address above. MealeyFuneralHomes.com (302) 652-5913




Published in The News Journal from Feb. 6 to Feb. 8, 2014