Samuel Lucas Downs

Samuel Lucas Downs

God received another angel, Samuel Lucas Downs, 32, on Friday, June 20, 2014 when he passed into eternity at Chester County Hospital following a long illness. Sam was the son of Jacqueline (Mulcavage) and Bernell Young.

Before moving back to Lancaster, Sam lived in San Antonio, TX, for five years. He was previously employed at the Red Caboose Motel and Landis Signs. Sam enjoyed skateboarding, playstation, trips to the beach, watching the Spurs, and spending time with his cat. Sam volunteered at Water Street Rescue Mission in the kitchen. He enjoyed trips to his favorite restaurant Pizza Perfect in Trucksville, PA.

Surviving, in addition to his parents, Jacqueline and Bernell, are two sisters, Amanda and Bernadine, and a brother, Thomas.

Sam went over and beyond the call of duty by saving lives through the Gift of Life donor program. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be Celebrated at St. Leo the Great Catholic Church, 2427 Marietta Avenue, on Monday, July 7, 2014 at 11 A.M. with Reverend Peter I. Hahn as Celebrant. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Humane League of Lancaster County, 2195 Lincoln Highway East, Lancaster, PA 17602.

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