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Donald P. Lucas

Donald P. Lucas, age 67, of Wilmington Delaware died Monday, August 8, 2016, at Forwood Manor Health Center, where he had been a long-term resident. Formerly of Bernardsville, NJ, Don had worked in the landscaping Industry and was a talented wood carver. Family members own several of his prized carvings. He was also a fan of NASCAR racing, Western music and movies, Bingo, bowling, and drawing. He had a ready smile and always enjoyed a good joke. He was a generous soul who stopped playing Bingo so other residents could win. He sponsored multiple children over decades through World Vision in Africa.

Don was preceded in death by his parents George J. Lucas, Jr., and Margaret Strickland Lucas. He is survived by his sister Cynthia L. McCaffrey and her husband Robert P. McCaffrey of Wilmington, DE; his niece Karen McCaffrey also of Wilmington; his nephew LCDR Jeffrey S. McCaffrey, USN and his wife Kimberly of Virginia; great nephews Robert H., Philip, and Christopher; great niece Margaret of Virginia; as well as numerous cousins and friends in DE, NJ, and NC.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, August 15, 2016 at 10:30 a.m. at the Church of the Holy Child, 2500 Naaman's Road, Wilmington, DE. Interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Don's name to the Church of the Holy Child Food Closet at the address above. To send condolences visit: www.mc creryandharra.com.
Published in The News Journal on Aug. 12, 2016
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