HAWTHORNE, N.J. – Paula (neé Shay) Lucas, 72, of Hawthorne, died Sunday, Nov. 8.
Before retiring, she worked for the State of New Jersey Passaic County Public Defender's Office as a legal secretary.
She was the wife of the late Edward Lucas, who died in 1998.
She is survived by her children Paul Lucas and his wife, Patricia, of Paramus, and Peter Lucas and his wife, Leda, of West Milford; four grandchildren; one step-grandson; and a great-granddaughter.
The family will receive friends from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Thursday at the Vander Plaat Memorial Home, 113 South Farview Ave., Paramus. A funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday at the Vander Plaat Memorial Home. Cremation will be private.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to the Ramapo Bergen Animal Refuge Inc., 2 Shelter Lane, Oakland, NJ 07436.
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