WILKES-BARRE — Lucy Ann Boris, 96, formerly of Wilkes-Barre, returned to the Lord on Saturday, May 1, 2021, at the home of her son.
Born in 1925 in Wilkes-Barre, she was the daughter of the late Jacob and Mary Grohol Yencha.
Lucy was a member of the Parish of Saint Nicholas in Wilkes-Barre and graduated from Coughlin High School in 1943.
She was employed as an executive secretary at the Hazard/Okonite Wire Rope Company. Both Lucy and her husband, Albert C. Boris Jr., were married for 50 years and also were proprietors of Boris' Bar on Carey Avenue in Wilkes-Barre.
In addition to her parents, Lucy was preceded in death by her husband, Albert, in 2000; their infant child; and her brothers, John, Joseph and Albert Yencha.
Surviving are her eight children, Albert and wife Leslie, Ann and husband Jack Shainline, Mary Shaheen, Sophia, Joseph and wife Susan, John, Paul and wife Cheryl, and Beth Sindaco; 10 grandchildren and one great-grandchild; sister, Bernadette Yencha and numerous nieces and nephews.
Lucy's family extends a special thank you to the nurses and staff of Hospice of the Sacred Heart for the care and compassion during her final months of life, and to the many doctors, nurses, and medical staff that have cared for her through her long life.
A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. on Friday, May 7, 2021, in the Church of Saint Nicholas in Wilkes-Barre. Interment will be in Saint Mary's Cemetery in Hanover Township.
In memory of Lucy, contributions may be made to the Diocese of Scranton for the support of vocations or for the care and education fund for priests, 330 Wyoming Ave., Scranton, PA 18503, or Saint Nicholas Parish, 226 S. Washington St., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701.
Share memories and condolences with Lucy's family at www.mjmclaughlin.com.