Obituary Notice: Veronica Lucas Humenay

Obituary Notice: Veronica Lucas Humenay (Provided photo)

Obituary Notice: Veronica Lucas Humenay (Provided photo)

Veronica Lucas Humenay, 98, died Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017 at Edinboro Manor, Edinboro.

She was born in Grassflat on Feb. 3, 1918, the daughter of the late Demeter and Anna (Dzurko) Lucas.

She lived her first 83 years in Grassflat and was an active member of the Sts. Peter & Paul Roman Catholic Church.

She lived her later years with her children, Roni and Jerry or Mary. She was a devoted wife and mother who lived an unassuming life of love and faith.

She loved her Slovak heritage and kept its traditions alive and continued to sing its songs that she learned from her mother.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Joseph Humenay, to whom she was married May 16, 1939. He died in 1978.

She was also preceded in death by her daughter, Betty, son, Joey, her parents, five brothers and two sisters.

She is survived by her children, Mary, Gene and Lisa, Bernie and Charlie and Roni and Jerry; her grandchildren, Kate, Gene and Suzy, Sean and Annie; a great-grandson, Daniel; a great-granddaughter, Eva; and a step-great-granddaughter, Rhanna. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Friends are invited to call from 3 p.m. – 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Sts. Peter & Paul Roman Catholic Church, Grassflat.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Sts. Peter & Paul Roman Catholic Church, Grassflat, with Father David A. Perry Jr., as celebrant. Burial will follow in the parish cemetery.

Memorial may be made to Sts. Peter & Paul Roman Catholic Church, P.O. Box 159, Frenchville, PA 16836.

The family is deeply grateful to the staff members of Edinboro Manor for their loving care.

Johnson Funeral Home, Grassflat, is in charge of the arrangements.

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