Colleen Karabin Lucas, 81, of Elizabeth Township, died peacefully at home on Wednesday, January 3, 2018. She was born May 16, 1936 in McKeesport and was the daughter of the late Michael and Helen (Carloss) Karabin. She was a graduate of McKeesport High School Class of 1954 and graduated from McKeesport Hospital School of Nursing in 1957. Colleen practiced Nursing for over 40 years and is a member of McKeesport Hospital Nurses Alumni. Colleen was a born-again Christian for 47 years and attended First Evangelical Free Church in McKeesport where she was involved for many years. She was a member of the Red Hat Society in Elizabeth Township and Merritt Island, FL. She loved to take photos and shot every event for family and friends. She is survived by her husband of 60 years, John P. Lucas, Jr. She was a devoted mother to Wendy Lego, son-in-law, Michael Lego and granddaughters, Cassidy Lego, and Caroline Lego of Peters Township.
They were the loves of her life. She is also survived by her sister-in-law, Cil and Milan (Bo) Bobick of North Huntingdon, nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her sister, Sandra Dougherty and sister-in-law, Mary Thomas. Friends are welcome Saturday, January 6, 2018 from 3-6:00 pm at the Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc. 6028 Smithfield Street, Boston, Elizabeth Township. (412) 751-5000 Drew J. Gilbert, director. Service will be held in the funeral home chapel on Saturday at 6:00 pm. Private inurnment will be in the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies, Bridgeville. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to your favorite charity. Condolences may be made at Gilbertfuneralhomeandcrematory.com
Originally published January 04, 2018.