SALEM - Rita Regina Lucas, 78, of Essex of Salem, formerly of Lisbon, passed away at 8:10 a.m. Sunday, July 15, 2012 at Select Specialty Hospital in Youngstown following a lengthy illness.
Born May 26, 1934 in Lisbon, she was the daughter of the late Thomas F. and Veronica (Veblum) Lucas.
She had worked as a nurse's aide at Salem Community Hospital. She was a former member of New Lisbon Presbyterian Church.
She is survived by her loving cousin Jean Bevan in Laurel, Md., and her friend Carl Miller of Salem.
Her sister Margaret Lucas, three aunts and several cousins are deceased.
A private burial was held in Lisbon Cemetery yesterday.
Arrangements were handled by Weber Funeral Home.