CARTHAGE, NY — Lucille R. Pike, 79, of 531 Francis St., Carthage, died Thursday morning, Oct. 11, 2018, at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Syracuse where she has been a patient since Aug. 27.
Born July 7, 1939, in Bronx, NY, the daughter of the late Louis and Francesca (Manginelli) Genito, she attended schools in the Bronx.
She married James Pike on July 20, 1957, in Carthage.
She was employed at the former Gilbert’s Laundry and for many years worked in the cafeteria at Augustinian Academy. She was a tireless volunteer for St. James Church, the St. Joseph’s Workers and the St. James Fair.
She is survived by her husband, James Pike, Carthage; a daughter, Francesca Kuehnle, Carthage; a son and his wife, James and Yvonne Pike, Clayton; three grandchildren; Anthony Pike, Joseph Kuehnle and Rebecca Kuehnle; a sister, Madeline Tevere of California and her brother, Rev. Joseph Genito OSA of Pennsylvania.
A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 18, at St. James Catholic Church with her brother Rev. Joseph Genito OSA officiating. Burial will be in St. James Cemetery, Carthage. The family will receive friends 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday at the church.
Memorials may be made to the St. James Church Capital Campaign, 327 West St., Carthage, NY 13619 or to Augustinian Academy, 317 West St. Carthage, NY 13619.
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