May 14, 1915 – November 11, 2013
Charles Gilbert Lucas was born in Victoria, British Columbia on May 14, 1915. He entered Heaven’s Gate and joined “The Love of His Life” Margaret on November 11, 2013. Gil was the son of the late Charles Gilbert Lucas and Ellen Lucas. He was predeceased by his loving wife Margaret on July 30, 2013. Margaret and Gil celebrated 73 wonderful years of marriage and are now reunited. Gil was also predeceased by his four siblings. Gil is survived by his six children; Patricia (Roland) Blais, Joan (Robert) Ross, Mary Lucas, Gary (Tina Kelly) Lucas, Susan Johnstone, Kathy Hazlehurst, his eight grandchildren and ten great grandchildren.
Gil was a devoted husband, father, grandfather and friend. He will always be remembered for his extraordinary love for mum, amazing creativity, ability to help others and passion for golf. He was a gentle soul whose love will forever be in our hearts.
Funeral Service will be held Friday, November 29 at 12:00pm at Christ the King Catholic Church, 1599 Tunner Drive, Courtenay, B.C., with Father Marek officiating. A reception will follow at the church.
The family wishes to thank Dr. Matous, the nurses from the third floor at St. Joseph’s Hospital, the Community Care Nurses and all the Home Support Staff for their compassionate care of Dad. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to “Grannies for Africa” c/o The Stephen Lewis Foundation.