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Betty Virginia Lucas  

Betty Virginia Lucas

September 20, 1923 – March 22, 2017

Betty Virginia Lucas, age 93, of Wilmington, DE, passed away on Wednesday, March 22, 2017.

Betty was born in Chesapeake City, MD on September 20, 1923, and was the daughter of the late H. Morton and Ellen L. (Campbell) Price. She worked for the DuPont Company as a clerk and typist during the 1960’s and later accepted a position as the fundraising secretary for the National Kidney Foundation where she worked for many years.

Active in her community, Betty was a member of the Fraim Senior Center in Wilmington. She was an avid reader, loved vegetable gardening and enjoyed travelling. A devoted and loving mother and grandmother, Betty will be dearly missed by all who knew her.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Albert J. Lucas; brothers, David R. Price and Jack Price; and sister, Kathleen Marcozzi. Betty is survived by her children, Cheryl Palmer Richards, Cynthia L. Jones and Douglas H. Palmer; and grandchildren, Ellyn and Benjamin Jones.

The family extends their sincere appreciation to the staff of the Kutz Home for the exceptional care provided to Betty.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 11:30 am until 12:30 pm on Friday, March 31, 2017 at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where a funeral service will begin at 12:30 pm. Interment will follow in the Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 2465 Chesapeake City Road, Bear, DE 19701.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Betty’s memory may be made to the Kutz Home, 704 River Rd., Wilmington, DE 19809.

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  1. Marty Figgs, March 25, 2017

    I am so sorry for your loss Cindy.
    Marty

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  2. Linda Collins, March 26, 2017

    My sympathy to you and your family. I know your love for your sweet Mother and you will surely miss her. Hugs to you. Linda

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  3. Shawn Snyder, March 26, 2017

    My mom, Ann (Nancy) was lucky to share a room at Kutz with your mom, Betty. We will miss her smile and quick wit. Our sympathy to your family.
    Shawn, Stuart & Family

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  4. Lynda and Jim Forenski, March 27, 2017

    Our deepest sympathy to you and your family on the lost of your mother. We send you hugs. Sincerely Jim & Lynda

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  5. Lynda Sparks (maiden name: Booth), March 27, 2017

    To Cheryl, Cindy, and Doug, I was very sorry to hear of your Mom’s passing. She was a sweet, awesome lady, and a good friend to my Mother, Joyce. My thoughts and prayers go out to you all, Lynda

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