Lucia “Luz” Hume, 79, of Grant, FL, passed away on August 26, 2023, at Holmes Regional Medical Center after a period of declining health.
Lucia was born in Cebu, Philippines on March 4, 1944, to the late Eugenio and Potenciana Elorde. She worked on the family farm before moving to Manila. Lucia met her future husband, Robert, while he was stationed in the Philippines, and they were married for 50 years.
She was predeceased by her husband, Robert S. Hume, Jr; and survived by sons, William Elorde, Wesley Elorde, Kenneth Hume, Sr., and daughter, Alice Hume; 9 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren.
Lucia cherished her family, enjoyed caring for her home, and had a passion for helping others. While in San Diego, she surrounded herself with laughter and happiness by babysitting for her friends. In Honolulu, HI, she worked as a bagger at the commissary, bringing smiles to the faces of anyone she met. After moving to Grant, FL, she continued to help others by cleaning houses. She loved listening to Elvis and Christmas Music and was an excellent cook. Her lumpia was always a favorite at gatherings.
Memorial contributions can be made to: Grant Historical House at PO Box 55, Grant FL 32949.
Family and friends are invited to attend a Celebration of Life Service that will be held on Saturday, September 23, at Calvary Baptist Church, 5640 Old Dixie Hwy, Grant-Valkaria, FL, beginning at 3:00 p.m.
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