The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA

Obituaries

May 12, 2013

Lavina Christine Blucas

LAURELWOOD CARE CENTER — BLUCAS – Lavina Christine, 86, LaurelWood Care Center, formerly of Tire Hill, died May 12, 2013, at LaurelWood.  Born Nov. 13, 1926, in Somerset County, the daughter of Robert and Famie (Knox) Benson.  Preceded in death by parents; husband, Walter J. Blucas Sr.; and these siblings: Theodore, Robert, Ann Hartman and Evelyn Marchesano. Survived by these children: Walter J. Jr., and wife, Beverlyann, Mobile, Ala.; Susan Babalonis, Johnstown; Christine, and husband, Ralph Lee, Monroe, N.C.; and Patrick and Margaret Blucas, Johnstown. Also survived by grandchildren, Michael and Christopher Blucas, Melissa Barlow, Michelle Maksymik, Heather and Adam Lee and Michaela Coons; and great-grandson, Luke Lee.  She was a member of St. Andrew’s Catholic Church and St. John Gualbert Cathedral. She enjoyed bingo and going on bus trips to casinos with friends. Family will receive friends from 9:30 until time of funeral Mass at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. John Gualbert Cathedral in Johns- town, Father Crookston, celebrant. Committal, Richland Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to a charity of your choice in her memory.  George E. Mason Funeral Home Inc., Davidsville, is in charge of arrangements.

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