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Grace Marie Thompson Lucia
Age 82, of Wilmington, DE, formerly of Dover, died Tuesday, July 14, 2009.
Grace was a long-standing supporter of the school lunch program and worked as a cafeteria manager in both Dover and Wilmington. Grace and Frank enjoyed many happy retirement years traveling in their motor home to visit family and friends, exploring the United States and Canada, and enjoying the company of the Telephone Pioneer Family Campers in many of these locations.
Grace was preceded in death by her husband of 61 years, Frank A. Lucia. She is survived by her children and their spouses, Robert and Marianne Lucia of Albuquerque, NM; William and Mary Ann Lucia of Charlottesville, VA; Constance and Harold Bischoff of Jackson, MI; 5 grandchildren, Jessica Lucia, Kyle Lucia, Sean Lucia, Todd Lucia and Caitlin Lucia; 5 great-grandchildren, Griffin Hardy, Reese Hardy, Brody Lucia, Caeden Lucia, and Alexander Hardy and her sister, Eleanore Wall of Dover.
Family and friends are invited to visit Sunday July 19, from 5-7 pm, at CHANDLER FUNERAL HOME, 2506 Concord Pike, Wilmington with a memorial service at 6 pm. Committal will take place at 10 am, on Monday July 20, at the Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Bear, DE.
In lieu of flowers, donations are suggested to Meals on Wheels Delaware, 100 West 10th Street, Wilmington, DE 19801.