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29 Broad Street
Plattsburgh, NY 12901
Phone: 518-561-3980
29 Broad Street
Plattsburgh, NY 12901
Phone: 518-561-3980
Betty Lucas

Betty Rita Lucas

Thursday, December 23rd, 1943 - Friday, January 11th, 2019
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Betty R. Lucas, age 75, passed away Friday, January 11, 2019 at her home in Dannemora with family by her side. She moved back to the North Country from Merced, CA in 2017 to be with family.
She was born in Beekmantown NY on December 23, 1943, the daughter of Loran S. Giles and Rita (Brown) Giles.
She graduated from Beekmantown High School in 1961 and immediately went to work for Ayerst Laboratories in Rouses Point, NY. On July 6, 1963 she married Frank Hutchins of Boston, Ma. while he was stationed at Plattsburgh AFB. They soon moved to Merced, CA., and had one child, Anthony Wayne Hutchins, born March 21, 1964 who passed away as an infant. Betty’s second marriage was to Carson E. Lucas on January 1, 1977. Carson passed away on August 24, 2016.
Betty worked for the Merced Irrigation District as a clerk for 20 years. She owned and operated her own business, “The Mercantile” in Chowchilla, CA. for 5 years and later worked at the Merced Western Wear and Feed Store.
Betty enjoyed travelling, going to casinos, yard sales, sewing, crochet and knitting. She was also known for her beautiful hand writing.
She was predeceased by her parents, infant son, husband, brother Donald Giles, nephew Dale Giles and niece Karyn Giles Snyder.
Betty is survived by her sister Carol and Merton Weightman of Cadyville, NY, brothers Gordon Giles of Keeseville, NY., Gary and Connie Giles of Morrisonville, NY., Harold Giles of Chateaugay, NY., stepdaughter Lori Lucas of Merced, CA., and many nieces and nephews.
Calling hours will be held on Monday, January 14, 2019 from 4:00 to 6:00 pm at the Brown Funeral Home, 29 Broad St. in Plattsburgh. Graveside services will be held at the East Beekmantown Cemetery at a later date.
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  • Visitation

    Monday, January 14th, 2019 | 4:00pm - 6:00pm
    When
    Monday, January 14th, 2019 4:00pm - 6:00pm
    Location
    Brown Funeral Home, Plattsburgh
    Address
    29 Broad Street
    PLATTSBURGH, NY 12901
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Artina

Posted at 12:36pm
My sincere condolences for your loss may the God of comfort be with your family during this most difficult time. Please find comfort from these words 2Corinthians 1:3, 4 and Isaiah 25:8.
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Mona W.

Posted at 12:28pm
Dear Sherry and Bob, I'm so sorry for your loss. I know how much you did to make her return to Upstate New York a good one. Betty really seemed to enjoy her time with you here. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
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Margie

Posted at 02:32am
My sincere condolences to Betty's family. She was a beautiful person and I wish her time in her New York home could have been longer and healthier.
KW

Karen Weger

Posted at 07:56pm
My thoughts and prayers are with Betty's family, so sorry to hear of her passing. She was a good friend and traveling buddy. I will miss her greatly! Karen in Merced.
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