Lucas G. Sturgeon, 45, of Kittanning passed away Friday May 1, 2020 at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh after suffering a massive stroke. He was born December 2, 1974 in Kittanning to James C. and Nancy J. (Jacoby) Sturgeon. He married Jayna G. (Luke) Sturgeon on August 17, 2002. Lucas graduated from Kittanning High School in 1993 and Indiana University of Pennsylvania in 1998. He was a teacher at Aldelphoi Village, Butler, PA.
He was a member of Center Hill Church of the Brethren. Lucas’ family was the most important thing to him. He especially enjoyed attending his two daughters’ many activities, including softball, band and chorus concerts. He also liked hunting, fishing, and the outdoors.
In addition to his wife, Jayna , Lucas is survived by his parents, James C. and Nancy J. (Jacoby) Sturgeon of Kittanning, his two young daughters, Haylie Grace and Maddie Jane Sturgeon, at home, a brother Todd J. (Kelly) Sturgeon of Jackson Center, PA, a niece Jeanine Sturgeon, and a nephew Cody Sturgeon.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, J. James and Margaret (Stear) Sturgeon and Howard G. and Morna Jane (Kanarr) Jacoby, an aunt Jeananne (Sturgeon) Davis, and his mother-in-law, Mary Ann (Fetcenko) Luke.
Private services will be held with Pastor Donald Peters officiating. A memorial service will be held at a later date. In Lucas’ memory, contributions may be made to Jayna G. Sturgeon to establish an education fund for his daughters, Haylie and Maddie. These donations may be sent to Northwest Bank, 22 Franklin Village Mall, Kittanning, PA.
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