Martha Lucille (Luci) Mathers Bugg, age 86, passed away on June 17, 2013 at Heartfields Assisted Living & Alzheimer’s Care, Easton, MD. Born on January 25, 1927 in Cambridge, Ohio to Dewey and Nellie (Wilson) Mathers, Luci is survived by her children, Karen Mills and her husband, Dr. Norman (Chip) Mills of East New Market, MD, Ken Bugg of Takoma Park, MD, Darlene Bugg of Easton, MD, and Jim Bugg, Jr. and his wife, Deirdre Bugg of Easton, MD; by her siblings, Bonnie Schaub and her husband, Richard Schaub of Carmel, IN, Robert Mathers and Carl Mathers of Cambridge, OH. Luci is also survived by two grandchildren, Jim Kirlin of Baltimore, MD and McKenzie Bugg of Easton, MD and many nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her parents and sister-in-laws, Eileen Mathers and Maxine Mathers
Luci resided most of her life in Bethesda, MD where she raised her children. She retired from General Research Corporation of McLean, VA in 1994 after 31 years of service. Starting with her first job as a telephone operator, Luci increased her responsibilities and was appointed as the Director of Facility Services. Her record includes such comments as “outstanding ability to coordinate an extensive workload to get things done, a positive attitude, and a tremendous capacity for putting in amazing hours overtime.” During retirement, Luci enjoyed gardening and feeding her backyard pets, the squirrels and birds.
Family and friends are invited to a Memorial Service on June 29, 2013 at 4:00 pm at the farm of Carl Mathers, 5651 Mathers Road, Cambridge, Ohio.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to: Shore Home Care Hospice Program, 121 Federal St., Suite 3, Easton, MD 21601 or online to the Alzheimer’s Association: www.alz.org/.
Arrangements entrusted to the Newcomb and Collins Funeral Home, P.A., Cambridge, MD.
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