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Tuesday January 12th, 2016
3:00pm - 7:00pm

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Tuesday January 12th, 2016
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Thomas J. Lucas

Thomas J. Lucas of Kerhonkson, NY passed away on January 9, 2016 surrounded by his loving family. He was 69 years old. Tom was born on August 9, 1946 in Kingston, NY; he was the son of the late Dolorita Uhl.

Tom proudly served his country in the United States Navy during the Vietnam War. He was honorably discharged in 1969.  Tom was a retired Sergeant for the NYS Department of Corrections having worked at the Eastern Correctional Facility for 38 years. He was a member of the VFW Post 8959. Tom enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and his two furry companions Raven and Nutmeg.

On February 14, 1999, he married Kathleen Finnin Lucas.  They shared many years together filled with love and laughter.

In addition to his wife, Kathleen, Tom is survived by his children, Tara Lucas (Chuck Auchmoedy) of Saugerties, Erin Vecchio (Anthony) of Minot, ND and Melissa VanHorn (Nicholas Tacti) of Accord; his brothers, Eugene Lucas (Kathleen) and Charles Lucas of Kingston; his sister, Mary Jane Schwark (Lester) of Port Ewen, and his grandchildren, Kaleigh, Alexis, Jaden, McKenna, Alex and Trace.

The family will be receiving friends from 3-7pm on Tuesday, January 12th at Humiston Funeral Home, 30 42nd St. Kerhonkson. Military honors with a flag presentation will be held at 7pm. Cremation will take place at the convenience of the family.

Contributions may be made in Tom’s name to the Ulster County SPCA, 20 Wiedy Rd, Kingston, NY 12401

To send a personal condolence to Tom’s family please visit www.humistonfuneralhome.com 


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Guestbook

Kathy you and Lucas were two pees in a pie, the love in your face and his said everything, how happy he made you, the love you share always showed and I was happy for you guys. Always keep those memories they are precious for he and you had the special kind of love. God Bless you always here for you.

Norma & Nelson Cintron and family Jan 15 2016 12:00 AM

So sorry to hear of Tom's passing. My condolences.

Tom Kiernan Jan 13 2016 12:00 AM

Kathy and Family,
We were so sorry to hear of Tom's passing. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

Joe and Sue Lake Jan 13 2016 12:00 AM

Sorry for your loss, Kathy. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

Milton O'Bryon Jan 13 2016 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Thomas Lucas

Milton O'Bryon Jan 13 2016 12:00 AM

so sorry to hear of your loss Kathy,our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Bob and Sue Hunt

Robert Hunt Jan 13 2016 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Thomas Lucas

John Jaxheimer Jan 13 2016 12:00 AM

I am so sad He was one of the most outstanding leaders I have ever worked for,and such an outstanding Person. The world has lost something special. My condolences and best whish's to the Family.
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John Jaxheimer Jan 13 2016 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Thomas Lucas

AARON AND SUSAN POMERANTZ Jan 13 2016 12:00 AM

WE SPENT MANY GOOD TIMES UP AT FORT DRUM WITH THE 156. AND MANY DAYS TO GETHER AT EASTERN C.F. YOUR SMILE AND FRIENDSHIP WILL ALWAYS BE REMEMBERED. SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS.

AARON AND SUSAN POMERANTZ Jan 13 2016 12:00 AM

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