November 10, 2016
|Julia Sherman, 67, of Scranton, passed away Thursday evening, where she earned her wings after her courageous battle with cancer. She is survived by her beloved husband and soulmate of 33 years, Harry Sherman.
Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Rawland and Mary (Herman) Lucke. Before her retirement, Julia worked at Moses Taylor Hospital for 16 years. Julia was also very involved with the family business, Guttermen Inc.
She loved spending half the year at her second home, “Secluded Acres.” Julia enjoyed arts and crafts with her best friend, Cathy Pitoniak, cooking, baking, bowling and horseshoes. She was an avid NASCAR and football fan. She was former treasurer of the Scranton Pool League and sponsor of the Waldos/Guttermen Inc. Golf Tournament.
Surviving, in addition to her husband, are her children, James Mecca Jr., Anthony Mecca and wife, Joy; Kim Matthews, Tiffany Matthews, John Matthews, Joseph Matthews and wife, Michelle; Keri Ann Matthews, Kimberly Herrera, Allyson Sahm and husband, Robert; Keith Sherman; 34 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren; her sisters, Kathryn Blepp, May Ann Diehl, Janis Lucke, Linda Pienkowski and Sandra Paone; her brothers, Rawland Lucke Jr. and Richard Lucke; nieces and nephews; many friends who were like family.
She was preceded in death by her infant daughter, Donna Marie; her brother, Robert Lucke; and her sister, Barbara Lucke.
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Interment will be held in Fairview Memorial Park, Elmhurst Twp.