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Lewis "Lew" C. Laffey

SANDUSKY: Lewis "Lew" C. Laffey, 76, Sandusky, died Monday, July 28, 2014, in Firelands Regional Medical Center, following a lengthy illness.

Lewis was born August 24, 1937, in Port Clinton, and was a 1955 graduate of Port Clinton High School. He served in the United States Marine Corps from 1956-1959 and later retired after many years from Albertson's Food Stores in California. He was a member of American Legion Post, the Sandusky Eagles, Port Clinton Elks Lodge 1718, and was a life member of the Sandusky AMVETS. Lew loved all things Buckeye, especially Ohio State football.

Lewis is survived by his son, John (Becky) Laffey of Texas; step-daughter, Pam Painter of India; grandchildren, Cary Laffey and Michael Thoma, step-granddaughter, Starla Prem Blossom, great-granddaughter, Aubree, sisters, Judith Gunther of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and Kathleen (Edward) Stover of Port Clinton; brother, Daniel (Vicki) Laffey of Port Clinton; special neighbor, Herminia Kalasek; and faithful friend, Ace.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Phyllis J. Laffey; his parents, William and Catherine (O'Hern) Laffey; and son, Michael S. Laffey.

A gathering to celebrate Lew's life will be held Friday, August 1, 2014 from 10 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. in Toft Funeral Home & Crematory, 2001 Columbus Ave., Sandusky. American Legion Honor Guard will provide military services.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Erie County Humane Society.

Published in the News Herald on July 31, 2014
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