June 29, 1947 - October 27, 2016
John Melton Lucas
June 29, 1947 – October 27, 2016
John Melton Lucas, age 69, of OTTAWA, ON, passed away peacefully, October 27th, 2016, surrounded by his family and friends. Born June 29th, 1947 in Lachine, Quebec to the late Ada Ryan – John was a passionate, outgoing man who loved spending time with his family and friends. John enjoyed sports and music, with a strong love for the game of golf and playing the guitar, and singing. John, a loving father and friend, is survived by his children, daughter, Ashley Lucas (Mike Bennett), and son, Christopher Lucas, and by many friends and extended family who shared his hobbies and fondest memories. In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial donations be made in John’s name to the Canadian Cancer Society and/or the Canadian Diabetes Association. Special thanks goes to the Queensway-Carleton, Civic, and Ottawa-General Hospitals in Ottawa for their loving care and support. In addition, we would like to thank the Funeral Co-operative of Ottawa, and Tubman Funeral Homes for their service and arrangements. Visitation/Funeral Services will be held at the Garden Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes – Nepean, 3440 Richmond Road, Ottawa, ON. Visitation will be held on Friday, November 4, 2016 from 1:00PM – 3:00PM followed by a service to be held in the chapel from 3:00PM – 4:00PM. John Lucas will be laid to rest with his mother, Ada Ryan, at the Springhill Cemetery, Metcalfe, ON.
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