Sheila Margaret Lucas


Sheila Margaret (Linsell) Lucas, age 82, of Elmwood Park, NJ passed away on Friday, October 5, 2018 at home surrounded by her loving family.  Born in St. Albans, England to Percy and Evelyn (Barlow) Linsell, she immigrated to the United States in 1951 settling in Elmwood Park.  An active and faithful member of the Episcopal Church of the Atonement in Fair Lawn, she was a member of the Vestry-Altar Guild, Women’s Study Group and served as Treasurer.  Mrs. Lucas was also a member and treasurer of the Daughters of the British Empire.  A voracious reader, Sheila also enjoyed bowling, music concerts, going to the theater and spending time with family, especially her grandchildren.

Prior to retiring, she was a bookkeeper with Merchant Electric in Elmwood Park for 15 years.

Beloved wife of the late Edward Lucas.  Loving and devoted mother of Debora Conklin and husband Raymond, Sonya Scaglione and husband Joseph and Andrew Lucas and wife Eileen.  Cherished grandmother of Travis, Dale, Joseph, Daniella and Andrew Jr.  Dear sister of the late Janet Morris and Robin Linsell.

The family will receive relatives and friends Thursday, October 11, 2018, 2-4 & 7-9 pm at Vander Plaat-Caggiano Funeral Home, 13-31 Saddle River Road, Fair Lawn, NJ.  A funeral service is planned for Friday, October 12, 2018, 10 am at the Episcopal Church of the Atonement, 1-36 30th Street, Fair Lawn, NJ.  Interment will follow at George Washington Memorial Park in Paramus.

In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Sheila to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK  73123-1718 would be appreciated.

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Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with the Lucas family at this difficult time. May the Lord grant you peace and comfort. Love Always, The Johns Family
Cheryld Johns Armioia
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