Lewis R. Thorn

Lewis R. Thorn

Beacon - Lewis R. Thorn of Beacon formerly of Florida and Texas passed away suddenly on November 13, 2012 at the McClelland Home for Adults. He was 85.

Born on February 9, 1927 in Beacon, NY to the late Edgar and Lucy Brown Thorn.

Lewis was retired from IBM as a manager in Florida.

He Proudly served his country during WWII in the United States Navy.

Lewis is survived by his loving children Larry Thorn and his wife Linda of Austin, Texas, and Wendy Frederick and her husband Ron of Wappingers Falls. Cherished grandchildren Robert Thorn of Florida, Matthew Frederick of Highland, Marla Frederick of Las Vegas and Lorene Sachwald of Brooklyn. Cherished great grandchildren Jack and Nicholas Frederick of Highland. Dear Sister Doris Barton of Kingston and several nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his beloved wife Naomi, brother Arthur Thorn and his sisters Mary Schouten and Barbara Barrack. He was an active member of the Wappingers Senior Center on Middlebush Rd. and will be missed by his many friends there.

A Private Graveside service will be held on Tuesday November 27, 2012 at Fishkill Rural Cemetery with burial and military honors to follow.

Funeral Arrangements under the direction of Robert H. Auchmoody Funeral Home-Fishkill.

For Lewis guestbook or to send a sympathy card please visit www.hudsonvalleyfuneral homes.com

Published in the Poughkeepsie Journal from Nov. 15 to Nov. 25, 2012