Myron Lewis Myron Lewis, 93, loving and devoted husband of the late Betty Rae Lewis (nee Friedman) for 65 years, passed away on August 7, 2014. He was born in New Kensington, PA, son of the late Louis and Anna Lewis (nee Schwartz). He was preceded in death by brothers Herbert and Manuel Lewis and sisters Gertrude Evans and Ruth Roberts. He was the loving father to and is survived by son Jon Mark Lewis (wife Nina), daughter Melisa Beth Lewis Levin (husband Alan), and son Leonard William Lewis (wife Jennifer). Loving uncle to nephew Thomas Evans (and late wife Arlene). He is also survived by grandchildren Benjamin (wife Nari) Lewis, Beth (husband William) Hicks, Sarah Lewis (fiance Jason Marino), Alexis (husband Cody) Davis, and Arielle Lewis, and by great niece Tara Evans (partner Kevin Klopp), 4 great grandchildren (Hannah, Erika, David, and Kira), and 2 great-great nephews (Tyler and Shane). He graduated from Schenley High School in Pittsburgh, PA and was a navigator in the US Army Air Force during WWII. He opened the Lewis Bros men's and boys' clothing stores in Jeannette and Latrobe, PA after the war, in partnership with his brothers. Myron and Betty raised their family in Jeannette. He was active in the Latrobe downtown merchants association, holding the presidency for many years. He was a member of Congregation Emanu-el Israel of Greensburg, PA. He retired in 1981 and settled in Aventura, FL at Flamenco Towers, where he served as the condominium association president for 10 years. He moved to Hyatt Classic Residence in Aventura in 2005, where he continued an active life, and moved to Winston Salem, NC in 2012. Myron's funeral will be 2 PM Thursday August 14, 2014 at the Beth David Memorial Gardens Chapel (arranged by Levitt Weinstein Memorial Chapels), 3201 NW 72nd Ave., Hollywood, FL, 305-932-2700. Services will be presided over by Rabbi Seymour Friedman. Donations in Myron's name can be made to Congregation Emanu-el Israel of 222 North Main Street, Greensburg, PA 15601.
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Levitt-Weinstein Beth David Chapel
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Published in the Miami Herald on Aug. 12, 2014