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WILLA D. LIGHTCAP, 56, OF POTTSTOWN Willa D. "Lucy" (Hammonds) Lightcap, 56, of Lower Pottsgrove Twp., Pottstown, wife of Stanley R. "Pete" Lightcap Jr., passed away on Wednesday, March 7, after a seven-year long battle with cancer. Born in Whiteville, NC, she was the daughter of Jesse Leonard and Lorraine (Hammonds) Jacobs. Willa worked at PMMC for 15 years in the housekeeping department, retiring in 2005. She enjoyed the outdoors, especially the beach and working in her garden. Most of all, she loved spending time with her grandchildren. Surviving with her husband of 37 years are children, Tara M., Deborah A., Stanley R. III and Amanda J. Lightcap; her sisters, Vivian Shull, Lisa Hammonds, Loretta Jacobs and Crystal Jacobs, and grandchildren, Gabrielle, Hailey, Brianna, Charlie and Deklin, who is on the way. She is predeceased by her brother, James "Dinky" Jacobs and her grandparents, Grover and Artie Mae Fipps, who raised and cared for her while she was growing up. A memorial service will be Monday, 11 a.m. at Catagnus Funeral Home & Cremation Center, Inc., 711 N. Franklin Street, Pottstown, with Rev. Joseph Dietz officiating. Visitation will be Monday from 10 to 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made in Willa's name to Catagnus Funeral Home, 711 N. Franklin Street, Pottstown, PA 19464 to help with funeral expenses. View obituaries or send condolences at www.catagnusfuneralhomes.com

Published in The Mercury on Mar. 10, 2012
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