Lee H. Lewis, 67, of Dorrance, passed away Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013, at home.
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He is survived by his wife, Antoinette Masi Lewis; daughters, Antoinette Lewis, Luzerne; and Angelique Lewis, Dorrance; granddaughter, his little sweetheart, Abigail Maria; niece, Selina Masi; and brothers-in-law, Gerald and Joseph Masi.
Lee was a graduate of Pennsville High School, New Jersey, and also attended Goldey-Beacom College. Lee then enlisted in the U.S. Navy in 1964, serving three full tours in Vietnam, and then continued on in the Navy Reserves, where he held the rank of E6. He served aboard the USS Clark-FFG11, USS Detroit, USS Seattle, The Fighting Flag Ship, and the USS Providence CLG-6.
He was also employed for 39 years by Air Products in Hanover Township before retiring in 2012. Lee was the damage control petty officer and the DC supervisor; he ran the DC trainer at Avoca Training in Avoca, and other reserve centers. He retired in April 2001 after 25 years of service.
Funeral services will be held at 6:45 p.m. Thursday at Desiderio Funeral Home Inc., 436 S. Mountain Blvd., Mountain Top, with the Rev. Robert Thomas officiating. Friends may call at the funeral home from 5 p.m. until the time of service Thursday. Burial will be held at the convenience of the family.
Published in Citizens' Voice on Feb. 6, 2013