Loretta E. Askey Lucas, 93, formerly of Spring Mills, entered into the presence of Jesus, on Saturday, September 29, 2018, at Centre Crest.
Loretta was born on July 26, 1925 in Philipsburg, the daughter of the late Mary Eva Askey (Brobeck). On September 25, 1945 she married Boyd D. Lucas who preceded her in death on February 22, 2008. Loretta is survived by her daughters Carol Ann ( Reverend Michael) Hoskins of Bellefonte, Cathy M. Long of Allenwood and Mary L. (Carl, "Ed") Lucas of Windburne. Also surviving Loretta are her 3 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren. Along with her mother and husband she was preceded in death by her son, Boyd A. (Sonny) Lucas in August of 1972; her granddaughter, Mindy Lucas; her grandson, Boyd L. Lucas and her two sisters, Elizabeth Young and Mildred Conklin
Loretta graduated from the Walker Township High School. She was a member of the Penns Valley God's Missionary Church. She enjoyed gardening,
canning and other homemaking activities. During World War II, Loretta worked at the Sylvania Plant in Lock Haven. Much of her life was devoted to being a homemaker and assisting on the family farm. Her life was devoted to serving her Savior. Her prayer was that her family would all be in Heaven together forever.
Family and friends will be received at the Penns Valley God's Missionary Church, Route 45, Spring Mills, PA on Thursday, October 4, 2018 from 10:00 A.M. - 11:00 A.M. with services starting at 11:00 A.M. with Pastor Andrew Cooley, officiating.
Burial will be in the Centre County Memorial Park, College Twp., Centre Co. PA. Memorial contributions may be made to the Penns Valley God's Missionary Church, 109 Evergreen Lane, Spring Mills, PA 16875 in memory of Loretta.
The family would like to express their gratitude to the staff at Centre Crest Nursing Home for their gentle, loving care for 10 years.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Dean K. Wetzler Funeral Home,
201 Spring Street, Milesburg, PA. Online condolences may be made at