Mass of Christian Burial for Grace Luby

View live stream  Mass of Christian Burial for Grace Luby  celebrated on Thursday, July 8, 2021 at 10:00 AM at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, New Smyrna Beach. Fl.32168

Grace Wheeler Luby, age 92, peacefully passed on January 4th, 2021 in DeBary, FL.  She was preceded in death by her beloved husband Joseph, her sister, Marie Wheeler, and her brother, Rev. William Wheeler.  Grace was born in Olyphant, PA to William and Mary Wheeler.  She graduated from St. Patrick’s High School, which was followed by graduation from Marywood College with her Bachelor’s degree in English, where she also received a Master’s degree in Education.  Grace was introduced to her husband, Joseph by her older brother William, who had become friends with Joe while both were serving in World War II.  Grace is survived by her sister, Ann Dougher, her 11 children, Thomas Luby (& Ginett), Paul Luby (& Carole), Mary Jule Kapacs (& Michael), William Luby (& Peggy), Brian Luby (& Nicolina), Theresa Luby, Loretta Luby, Kevin Luby (& Heidi), Robert Luby (& Sandy), Timothy Luby (& Amanda), Ann Morrone-Bluestein (& Marc), 23 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren.  Grace taught English at St Thomas Aquinas High School, Ft. Lauderdale FL., Jones High School, Orlando FL., and Spruce Creek High School, Port Orange FL.  She was a published poet, a loving mother and a devoted spouse.  Her warm smile, intellect, keen Irish wit and her constant monitoring of her children’s proper grammar wrapped them in a blanket of love.