Lucas, Charles Martin

September 13, 2005

CHARLES MARTIN LUCAS, born in Graceton, Pa. on September 30, 1924, the youngest of ten children, went home to be with our Lord on Sunday, September 11, 2005. Charles is survived by his wife, Jean E. Lucas of Bel Air, Maryland; his loving children, Stuart M. Lucas of Bel Air, Maryland, Jeanne Marie Lucas of Edgewood, Maryland, and Karen Ann of Iowa. Charles also leaves his brother Michael P. Lucas and sister, Katherene Dezee, both of Ohio. Charles was blessed with several nieces, nephews, cousins, friends and family members who also share this great loss. Charles was a graduate of The Rayen School and attended Youngstown University for a literature major. Charles was a proud and faithful veteran of the United States Marine Corps from 1942 to 1946. He served as a radio operator in the Pacific Theater during WWII and saw action on the island of Iwo Jima. He retired from Reactive Metals Inc. in Niles, Ohio after 24 years of employment. He was a mason in the Serenity Masonic Lodge in Niles for 35 years. He will be joining his father Stephen, mother Mildred, brothers Frank, John, Joseph and Stephen and sisters, Mildred, Ann and Mary in heaven. Charles touched the lives of many people and will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved him. Family and friends may call from 5:30 to 8 P.M. Wednesday at Kinnick Funeral Home, 477 N. Meridian Road, Youngstown, Ohio, where funeral services will be held at 11 A.M. Thursday. He will be laid to rest at Lake Park Cemetery in Youngstown. Flowers may be sent to the funeral home and contributions may be made in memory of Charles to Harford Hospice, Tyler Ridge IIA, 8003 Corporate Dr., Baltimore, MD 21236. This obituary may be viewed on-line and condolences sent to the family at kinnickfuneralhome.com

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