Lucia A. Jones, 52, of Rochester NY, formerly of Akron, died Wednesday (July 20, 2011) at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester.
She was born in Batavia, NY on December 8, 1958 a daughter of Wilma Poodry Ianni of Akron, NY.
Lucia was a member of the Turtle Clan on the Onondaga Nation.
In her younger years, Lucia was a member of 4-H where she was active in the Niagara County and State Fairs. She was awarded for her prized horses and pony. Lucia was a graduate of Akron Central High School where she played on the boys tennis team and then went on to the University of Buffalo to play on the womens tennis team. She was a graduate of the University of Buffalo School of Architecture where she achieved several awards on projects. Lucia was employed by Wilmorite in Rochester, where she was assistant project manager of constructions such as the Irondequoit Mall and Rochester Convention Center.
Besides her mother, she is survived by her fiance, James Page of Rochester. Step-father, Angelo Ianni of Akron. Aunts, Janice (Guy) Falcone of Boston, MA and Suzanne Poodry of Batavia. Cousins, Deborah (Matt) Bace, Anthony (Stormy) Falcone and numerous cousins from Nedrow, NY.
She was predeceased by her grandparents, Roy and Julia Poodry and uncle Neal Poodry.
Friends may call Sunday from 3-7 PM at the J. LEONARD MCANDREW FUNERAL HOME, LLC., 32 JOHN ST., AKRON. Services will be Monday 11AM at the funeral home with Pastor Robert Dean officiating.
Interment will follow in the Tonawanda Presbyterian Church Cemetery.
Those desiring may make memorial contributions to the Humane Society at Lollipop Farm.
Expressions of condolence may be made at: www.mcandrewfuneralhomes.net.
ARANGEMENTS WERE ENTRUSTED TO THE J. LEONARD MCANDREW FUNERAL HOME, LLC., 32 JOHN ST., AKRON. RONALD P. KONIECZNY, II. DIRECTOR.