Adelaide Lucas

LUCAS, Adelaide (Lena) L., 97, of Wheeling, W.Va., died Saturday, October 27, 2012, at Peterson Rehabilitation Center.

She was born February 14, 1915, in Lafferty, Ohio, a daughter to the late Angelo and Mary (Fuccini) Springhetti. She was a member of St. Joseph Cathedral in Wheeling.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Louis Andrew Lucas; five brothers, Sylvian, Johnny, Mario, Jimmy, and Frank Springhetti; and son, James Lucas.

She is survived by one daughter, Lois Lucas of Wheeling; three granddaughters, Donna (Jason) Crane of N.C., Shirley (Donnie) Myers of Fairmont, W.Va., and Joann Lucas of Mass.; seven great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Friends will be received Friday, November 2, 2012 from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, 1400 Eoff St., Wheeling. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Saturday, November 3, 2012, at 10:30 a.m. at St Joseph Cathedral with Msgr. Kevin Quirk as celebrant. Interment will follow at Greenwood Cemetery in Wheeling.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the Neuse River Golden Retriever Rescue, PO Box 37156, Raleigh, N.C. 27606.

Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.altmeyer.com