Dennis J. Lucas

Dennis J. Lucas, 52, of 260 Specktown Road, Lykens, died Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013 at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville.

He was born on Sunday, Nov. 20, 1960, in Lykens, a son of the late Charles and Grace Fenstermacher Lucas.

He was a painter/sandblaster for District Council 21, Painters Local 411 and DM Coating, Harrisburg.

He was of the Lutheran Faith.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Donald Lucas and Larry Lucas.

He is survived by his wife, Catherine L.R. (Hoffman) Lucas, to whom he was married for 15 years.

He is also survived by two daughters, Measha D. Lucas and Deedra L. R. Lucas both of Lykens; two sons, Dennis J. Lucas, Jr. of Pottsville and Ryan W. Lucas of Lykens; three granddaughters, Alexis L.R. Boothe, Devin L. Cole, and Abrianna L.R. Wileman all of Lykens; three brothers, John Lucas of Lykens, Marlin Lucas of Boiling Springs, and Earl Lucas of Wiconisco; six sisters, Gloria Stence of Millersburg, Mildred Harner of Dalmatia, Shirley Sponsler of Millersburg, Grace Hess of Millersburg, Linda Herb of Elizabethville, and Annie Hirsch of Lykens; and several nieces and nephews.

Memorial services were held at the Buffington-Reed Funeral Home, Valley View, Thursday, Jan. 24, with Rev. Mark Rothermel officiating.

Condolences can be left for the family at

Funeral Home

Buffington-Reed Funeral Home
200 West Main Street Valley View, PA 17983
(570) 682-3070

Published in The News Item on Jan. 31, 2013