Obituary: Virginia Marie Lucas, 94, of Milford, formerly of Richmond Hill, N.Y.

Virginia Marie Lucas, age 94, of Milford and formerly of Richmond Hill, NY, died peacefully on Sunday, October 27th in Milford Hospital.

Ms. Lucas was born in Queens, NY on March 2, 1919 to the late Joseph and Margaret Carissimi Lucas.

She had worked in Queens as an art teacher for many years until retiring in 1974. She was a talented artist and a devoted parishioner to The Union Congregational Church in Richmond Hill.

She moved to Carriage Green in Milford in June of 2012 to be closer to her family.

Survivors include her first cousin, Vincent L. Carissimi (Ann) of Fairfield, second cousins; Louis J. Carissimi (Linda) of Simsbury, CT , Vincent V. Carissimi (Eileen) of Jenkintown, PA, John F. Carissimi (Barbara) of Milford, Marguerite Duffy Gunn of Iowa, Thomas Duffy of New Hampshire and Timothy Duffy of Iowa and several dear third cousins.

Ms. Lucas is predeceased by her twin sister, Victoria Lucas Reimer, who died in 2011.

Services will be announced at a future date. The Gregory F Doyle Funeral Home is in care of arrangements.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Union Congregational Church, 8620 114th St, Richmond Hill, NY 11418.

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