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Date of Birth: October 27, 1937

Date of Death: April 04, 2019

Lucy was born in Elmira New York and had been a resident of Phoenix Arizona for the past 50 years . Lucy's career was in computer programming with General Electric, where she met and married Melvin C. Killeen in 1973. They eventually moved to Sun City Arizona, where she retired from Honeywell and enjoyed the senior lifestyle and nearby golf courses. Her husband passed in 2005, however Lucy was able to enjoy the company of living with her sister Kathy for her remaining years. Lucy enjoyed a full life of golfing, crochet and needlepoint, a train and miniature enthusiast, enjoyed books and reading, was a lover of cats, a performing member of a senior dance troupe, and also volunteered her time and talent by transcribing Braille for the blind for many years. Lucy is survived by her sister Kathy Shawl Of Sun City, AZ and brothers Webb and Wally Comfort of New York State. Lucy was a very kind and generous soul. She will be deeply missed by all that knew her.

Service Information

Private services will be held for friends and family.


In lieu of flowers or gifts, please donate in Lucy's memory to Friends of the Sun City Library, 16828 N. 99th Avenue, Sun City, AZ 85351) or to the Animal Defense League of Arizona TNR, PO Box 33093 Phoenix, AZ, 85067.