Gilbert “Gil” Allyn Lewis, 98 entered eternal rest on Tuesday (April 3, 2018).
Fulfilling Gil’s wishes, there will be no prior calling hours or funeral services. Friends are invited to a graveside service on Wednesday (April 11, 2018) at 11 a.m. in East Newark Cemetery.
In memory of Gil, in lieu of flowers, please consider donations to the Newark-Arcadia Historical Society, 120 High St, Newark, NY 14513
Gil was born on Monday (February 23, 1920) in the family home on Vienna St., the son of the late John and Alice (Jackling) Lewis. He was a graduate of Newark High School class of 1937. In 1938 he went to work in the office of C.W. Stuart Nursery Company and continued there for forty years, retiring in February of 1982.
Gil will be remembered by his loving wife, Mary (Rider-VanNorman) Lewis; daughters Sandra (Ken) Casselman and Kathy (Michael) Lewis-Atherton; grandchildren Timothy and Rebecca Casselman, Debra Baker, Kim and Kevin Owen; Corey and Kier Atherton; great-grandchildren Conner, Cameron and Parker Casselman, Christoffer Pedersen, Victoria and Nicholas Owen, Evelyn and Leverett Atherton; step-children Robert and Jeffrey VanNorman, Karen Crandall and Cathie Roeland; step-grandchildren Michael, Joshua, Alexandria and Megan Roeland, Chelsea VanNorman, Erica and Daniel VanNorman, Robert and David Villasenor; many nieces and nephews.
Gil was predeceased by his first wife, Evelyn (Elliott) Lewis; daughter, Carol Owen; brothers Harry, Charles and Edwin Lewis; sisters Dorothy Chapman and Frances Clark.