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Lucy Barba Kugelman

April 18, 2020


Lucy Barba Kugelman passed away peaceably on the morning of April 18, 2020.

She was preceded in death by her parents Javier & Refugio Uranga and two sisters Cuks McLaughlin and Marina Anaya.

She is survived by her husband Walt Kugelman; five children: Lucy & Stan Puckett; Gilbert Barba; Greg & Anne Barba; Gary & Carol Barba; Lisa & Tony Caldwell; two stepsons: Richard & Rubi Kugelman & Charles & Lorraine Kugelman; eleven grandchildren: Matt & Megan Puckett; Megan & Andrew Lumsden; Madison Barba; Chris & Becca Shaver; Chelsey & AJ Schrantz; Chris & Becky Barba; Justin Barba; Chad & Betsey Caldwell; Ashley & Scott Myers; Kali Joye Kugelman & Quentin Kugelman; eight great grandchildren: Cooper & Kendall Puckett; Lucy & Nora Lumsden; Gabby & Emmy Barba; Reece & Kinley Myers; two sisters: Sophia Martinez & Ana Maria Kowalski & four brothers: Javier Uranga; Michael Uranga; Santiago Uranga & Jorge Uranga.

She retired from banking after 30 years of service as a branch vice president from Central Fidelity Bank. She was a member of Our Lady of Nazareth Catholic Church. She was a member of the Roanoke Harleys Owners Group until her illness.

Lucy enjoyed listening to music; dancing; traveling; & riding on the back of her husband’s motorcycle.

Lucy’s husband & family would like to thank the staff & medical personnel at South Roanoke Nursing Home for all that they have done for Lucy & the family. A special thank you to CNA Ashley Boardley for the excellent care & compassion she gave to Lucy & the family.

Arrangements are being handled by Lotz Funeral Home of Salem, VA. There will be a private family service & burial. The family encourages online condolences to be made at

In lieu of flowers you may make donations to the Alzheimer’s Association, 3959 Electric Road Suite 357, Roanoke, VA 24018.

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