Ella Ross Lucas (nee Peddle)

September 21, 1942 to July 19, 2020


Passed peacefully away surrounded by her loving family at St. Clare’s at the age of 77, Ella Ross Lucas (nee Peddle) from St. John’s, originally Leading Tickles.  Predeceased by parents John and Lucy Peddle, sister Florilla and brother-in-law Sam, children Allen and Donnie, grandchild Cameron, and daughter-in-law Margaret. She will be lovingly remembered and cherished by husband of 56 years, Fred, children Rodney (Jackie), Lisa (Craig), Steve, Wendy (Terry); daughters-in-law Janet and Natasha; grandchildren Randy, Cora, Chelsey, Emily, Jennifer, Matthew, Mackenzie and Jason; great-grandchildren Bentley and David; sister Lila (Frank), brother Gerald (Joyce), and a large circle of in-laws, nieces, nephews, and friends, including special friends Chatty Preston and Olive Sansom.  Special thank you to the dialysis unit who were like a second family to her, keeping her comfortable and entertained while meeting her medical needs.  Heartfelt thanks to the many homecare workers who cared for Ella over the years, with special thanks to Helen, Flo, and Tammy.  Ella was the centre of her family unit, was known for her kind soul, her faith in God, her homemade quilts, love of laughter and family.  She will be dearly missed.  Cremation will take place followed by a private family service on Wednesday, July 22nd.  In lieu of flowers, donations in Ella’s memory may be made to the Kidney Foundation.


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The LucasFamily. Our sincere condolences. Ella sat next to us in Church and what a lovely voice she had singing the hymns. Always had a smile a lovely lady. Lovely memories. Bill & Lorna Martin.

We are thinking of you, the Lucas family, at your time of loss., and remembering fondly the wonderful woman that Mrs. Lucas was. Take care of each other.

On behalf of the entire CLB, I offer sincere condolences to the Lucas family. We remember Mrs. Lucas as a kind and gentle soul.. She was a treasured supporter of our organization, to the benefit of the many young people in our organization.. For that we are very grateful. We will miss her very much, particularly at our annual Family Banquet at St. Augustine’s Company, where she often joined us to present the Sgt. Donald Lucas Memorial Award. May she Rest In Peace.

Wendy and family, my sincere condolences on your mom’s passing. Cherish your memories.

The Lucas Family
I did not know Mrs Lucas personally, however, I did know her son very well through the
C.L.B. where he was an excellent member, and paid the supreme price for his country. I can only believe, that she was a wonderful lady and Christian, that causes my heart to go out to the whole Lucas family at this time of sorrow
J.A. Heffernan ( Colonel ) M.S.M.

To uncle fred,wendy,lisa,rodney and stephen,wish i could be with you at this time,aunt ross was such a special aunt to me,even if we didn’t get to see each other that often she was always in my heart.I remember when i come to st. john’s sometimes looking for work how happy she was to see me and would go out of her way to help me out.rest in peace DAVE AND TAMMY CAMBRIDGE,ONTARIO

To the Lucas Family,
My heart is breaking for you at this time. Mrs. Lucas was such an awesome person. She was always so kind to me and later on my family. I have many great memories of her. Please accept my Sincerest sympathy at this difficult time.

To Uncle Fred, Lisa, Rodney, Stephen, and Wendy, (families)
We wish we could be with you at this time. Aunt Ross will certainly be missed, especially her contagious laugh. We love you all. Praying that God will take you through this journey of mourning and carry you through healing. She is flying with angels. Until we meet again Aunt Ross. Love Kimberly, Craig, Jeremy and Ryan Saunders, (Stephenville)

Sincere condolences to Ella’s entire family on her passing.. May the wonderful memories you all have of her help you all in your lost. We met when she was teaching on the Labrador Coast many years ago and found her to be a wonderful person, full of joy and encouragement. RIP.

So sorry to hear about your mom Rod our condolences to you and all the family may she RIP.. Tom & Lillian.

Lisa please accept my heartfelt condolence on the passing of your beautiful mom, looking at her photo in younger years is like looking at a mirror image of you..
May fond memories bring you to a place of quiet reflection and may she always be there to guide you.. Thoughts & Prayers

My condolonces to you on your mother passing. She was one of the most joyful and uplifting person that i have met. Her love for God and all his children was evident in her life. I can only quote St Paul. Absent from the body present with the lord.

Sincerest condolences to you and your family on the passing of your mother. I am so sorry for your loss. Take comfort in the wonderful memories that you have . Sending all my positive energy in your direction. Take care of yourself,


To Lisa and the entire Lucas family,
Sincerest condolences to you and your family. She was such a sweet lady. Always so pleasant and upbeat. . Hold your lifetime of beautiful memories close to your hearts. A mothers love’s a blessing. May she rest in peace, free from her pain and suffering.

Gerald and Family, so sorry for the loss of your loved one. Thinking of you.

Te Lucas Family,
My condolences and thoughts are with you. So sorry for your loss, but she is out of pain now. I always loved Mrs. Lucas, she was the sweetest, most honest person I ever knew. I remember her unique laugh, hearing her laugh used to make me laugh. RIP Mrs. Lucas

To the Lucas family, So so sorry to hear about your moms passing , she was a wonderful women to talk to when I did see her , may she R I P

to Fred,Rodney,Steve,Wendy and lisa. We are saddened to learn of Ella’s / Mom’s passing. Please accept our sincere condolences.

Wendy, Terry and Jason, and the Lucas family, so sorry to hear about your mom’s passing, know that we are thinking about you as you go through such a difficult time in your life.

Bill, Karen and Elliott Ryan.

To the Lucas family,
Sending you along my sincerest condolences on your loss. I have many fond loving memories of your mom, especially her laugh and excitement when she saw someone she knew. I can still hear it! Sending you love, and strength. Keep your memories close to your heart and she’ll always be close by.

Wendy and family,

Thinking of you at this very difficult time. Your Mom was obviously a kind, caring woman who faced all the challenges life gave her with grace and strength. May that same strength carry you through the days ahead.

My deepest condolences to Fred,Rodney,Steve,Wendy and lisa. It was a pleasure to get to know Ella I loved every minute I spent with her. ❤

To my loving neices Lisa and Wendy and nephews Rodney and Steve.you were your mom’s angels and her pride and joy.She told me many times she had the best children,and she was right. She was so taken care of in the time of her sicknes.your aunt,your mom’s little sister loves you all very much.