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Margaret "Peggy" K. Lucas

July 20, 1951 ~ March 8, 2023 (age 71) 71 Years Old


Margaret K. "Peggy" Lucas, 71, of Williamstown passed away peacefully and surrounded by family on Wednesday, March 8, 2023 at the Hershey Medical Center.

Born in Pottsville, July 20, 1951, a daughter of the late Joseph and Mary McNamara Bettinger. Peggy was a 1969 graduate from Williams Valley High School.  She was a retired registered nurse and devoted Catholic.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Joseph Bettinger, Jr.

She is survived by her husband of over 50 years Allen R. Lucas, Jr., one son, Jason; two daughters, Olivia (companion Gerald Streets, M.D.), and Lauren (Scott) Hay. She is also survived by six grandchildren and one great granddaughter, all of whom she adored; her siblings, Mary Ellen Pastorkovich, Beth Stagdon, Pat Bettinger, Sr. (Carolyn), Roseann Walters (Paul), Thom Bettinger (Bill Walter), and Leo Bettinger (Donna), numerous nieces and nephews.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Tuesday, March 14, 2023, at 10:30 AM From Our Lady Help of Christian Church in Lykens with Rev. Michael Opoki, AJ, as celebrant. Visitation will be held from 9:30-10:30 AM at the church. Immediately following mass, a luncheon and time of fellowship will be held at the Williamstown American Legion. Peggy will be laid to rest privately at the Indiantown Gap National Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory can be made to the American Legion Post 239, 123 W Market St, Williamstown, PA 17098.

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March 14, 2023

9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Our Lady Help of Christians Catholic Church

Lykens, PA

Mass of Christian Burial
March 14, 2023

10:30 AM
Our Lady Help of Christians Catholic Church

Lykens, PA


Williamstown American Legion
123 W. Market Street, Williamstown PA 17098


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