Tuesday, June 19, 2012
A lifelong resident of the Lamorinda area, Ed Lucas, 76, died Monday June 11th following an extended illness. Ed was born to Daniel and Eugenia Davilla Lucas on May 14, 1936; he spent his entire childhood in Orinda and attended Acalanes High School. In 1959 he joined the then Eastern Contra Costa County Fire Protection District stationed in Moraga. He was a fire inspector, later a Captain, then an Assistant Chief of the Moraga Fire Department, and in 1986 he became the department's chief. He retired in 1992 following heart surgery the previous year. He loved being a firefighter and especially enjoyed living in his Town of Moraga since 1964.
He leaves his loving wife of nearly 56 years, Carole, along with his beloved children, Greg and partner Cindy Jarvis of Danville, Greg's two daughters, Ashlee Lucas and her fianc#233; Dane Blom of Roseville and Chelsea Lucas of Walnut Creek; his daughter, Dina Fiorio and son-in-law Danny of Gilroy and their three daughters, Hannah, Zo#235;, and Bailey Fiorio; and his son, Steve and daughter-in-law, Darla, of Orinda and their three children, Daniel, Lindsey, and Ben Lucas. Nothing made him happier than vacationing with all his family#8230;.except perhaps a good round of golf at the Moraga Country Club.
Ed is also survived by his brother Larry, of Antioch, his sister, Janet (Bill) Kentnor of Washington, and his brother, Dennis (Shirley), of Arizona, as well as many cousins, nieces and nephews.
Denny Hollenbeck May 19, 1936 - June 12, 2012 Resident of Concord The world is a lesser place today. Our family lost a husband, Dad, Uncle, Grandpa "Poppy", Friend and Hero. Denny was a fighter never giving up. His loving wife Irma stayed by his side till the end. His passions were cooking, BBQ entertaining and gardening. Denny owned H & K Body Shop in Oakland for many years. Denny left behind a wife of 25 years, 3 daughters Lorrie, Vicki & Heidi and 2 sons Rodney & Lloyd, Grand Children & Great Grand Children. Denny is proceeded in death by his brother Dale. Denny will be missed by many. Private services will be held at a later time.