Loretta V. Hartley-Lucas, 88, of North Kingstown, died peacefully on Sunday, December 22, 2019 at Philip Hulitar Hospice Center. She was the loving wife of Everett P. Lucas and the late Gilbert Hartley. Born in North Kingstown, she was a daughter of the late Joseph & Grace (Sharkey) Kelly.
Mrs. Hartley-Lucas worked as a nursing aide at Roberts Health Centre and Lafayette Nursing Home for 20 years until her retirement in 1993. She was a Communicant of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Wickford.
In addition to her husband, she leaves her loving children: Thomas Hartley & William Hartley of North Kingstown, Debra Cassillas of Hopkinton, Barbara Miller of South Kingstown, Donna Caddick of Richmond & step-son Ronald E. Lucas of North Kingstown. She was the mother of the late Shirley Pronteau. Cherished grandmother of 9 gandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren. She was the sister of Margaret Goodness of North Kingstown & the late Nellie Pierce and Clinton Kelly.
Her graveside service will be held Monday, December 30, 2019 at 11:00 am in Elm Grove Cemetery, Tower Hill Road, North Kingstown. Calling hours are respectfully omitted. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Cranston-Murphy Funeral Home of Wickford. For online messages of condolence, kindly visit www.CranstonMurphy.com