She was sister of Natalie Pacheco of Bristol, Mariano Machado of Tiverton, Alda Amaral of Achushnet, Manuela Machado of Bristol, Jean Gibbs of Walpole and the late John Machado; aunt of Mark Machado, Jennifer Machado-Renchan, Jessica Pacheco, Daniel Pacheco, Veronica Pacheco, Tony Amaral, Pamela Amaral-Lema, Corinne DaRocha, Ian Gibbs and Brodie Gibbs and great aunt of Alexia Machado, Taylor Machado, Cristiano Machado, Mateus Machado, Keegan Dutelle, Luke Renchan, Winter Pacheco-Riley, Shawn Lema and Nygel Luis Gomes.
Lucia was a graduate of Bristol High School and was employed as a secretary at RI Hospital. Her funeral was held Saturday, June 15 with a Mass of Christian Burial celebrated by Rev. Richard Narciso at St. Elizabeth Church. Liturgical readings were by Betty Green and Pamela Amaral-Lema. The offertory gifts were presented by Jessica Pacheco, Jennifer Machado-Renchan and Corinne DaRocha. Burial followed in St. Mary’s Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were Raul Brum, Fernando Machado, Michael Machado, Carlos Machado, Tony Amaral and Joe DeMello.