Lucia L. Fierstos, 88, formerly of Somerset, passed away at 10:25 a.m., on October 11, 2021, at IU North Hospital in Indianapolis. She was born on March 28, 1933, in Wabash County, to the late Elvin and Ida Lucille (Alman) Raver.
Lucia was a 1951 graduate of Somerset High School. She married Robert V. Fierstos on July 14, 1951; he passed away on October 10, 2018. Lucia worked at General Tire in Wabash. She also made Raggedy Ann dolls and sold them at Emma Lou's. Lucia was a member of St. Bernard Catholic Church in Wabash and the Women's Auxiliary in Somerset. Lucia was a very strong woman that loved life and especially her family.
Lucia is survived by her son, Joseph Fierstos, of Elwood; daughters, Deborah (Charles) Whitcraft, Warsaw, and Susan Townsend, Sharpsville; six grandchildren, Matthew Fierstos, Tina Fierstos, Miranda Corl, Jon Whitcraft, Angela Townsend, and Andrew Townsend; and 11 great-grandchildren. She is preceded in death by two brothers and one great-grandson, Randy Goodwin.
Mass of Christian Burial service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, October 15, 2021, at St. Bernard Catholic Church in Wabash, with Father Levi Nkwocha officiating. Graveside interment will follow at Mississinewa Memorial Cemetery.
Calling hours will be Thursday, October 14, 2021, from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. with Recitation of the Rosary at 7:00 p.m. at McDonald Funeral Home, 231 Falls Avenue, Wabash, Indiana 46992.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Izaak Walton League of Wabash County, 10439 S. Old State Road 13, Somerset, Indiana 46940 or to St. Jude Children's Hospital, www.stjude.org/donate.
McDonald Funeral Homes, 231 Falls Avenue, Wabash, Indiana, 46992, have been trusted with Lucia Fierstos’ final arrangements.
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