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James Lucas died after a long illness at Bear Hill Nursing Center in Stoneham Sept. 26 at the age of 89. He was born in Greece, raised in Greece, lived in NY City for 55yrs, Melrose a few years and the past 5yrs in Stoneham. James and his wife Catherine, who passed away on June 18th of this year, owned several luncheonette restaurants in New York City for 30yrs. James was the past master of the Helenic Lodge of Masons in New York City and a member of the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church in Woburn. He was the husband of the late Catherine (Charos) Lucas. Father of George Lucas of Glen Head NY and the late Charles Lucas. Grandfather of Christine Lucas of CA, Kathy & Rose Lucas of VT. Great grandfather of Lucas Hauman of VT. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Funeral from the Gately Funeral Home 79 W. Foster St. Melrose on Tues. October 1st at 10:00AM. Funeral services in the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church 70 Montvale Ave. Woburn at 11:00AM. Relatives and friends invited. Visiting hours Monday 5-9 PM. Burial in Forest Hills Cemetery in Boston.