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Jean M. Lewis

AGE: 91 • Hockessin, Del.

Jean M Lewis (Manion), 91 years old, died peacefully in her home of 36 years in Coffee Run in Hockessin, Delaware.

Jean was a member of St. Joseph's on the Brandywine Catholic Church in Greenville, Delaware. She was a member of the parish choir, the diocesan choir, and served two terms on the church council.

Jean was a long time member of the board of directors of the West End Neighborhood House. She also held the office of president for that organization and directed the House when a vacancy in the Executive Director's position occurred. She also served for ten years on the allocation committee for the United Way.

She was instrumental in founding Read Aloud Delaware and served as president of that organization.

Jean is predeceased by her husband, Hamilton Lewis, who died in 1978. She is survived by 2 daughters, Barbara Marvel of Avondale, PA., Susan Lewis of Hockessin, DE., and a son, Robert Lewis of Silver Spring, MD. She is also survived by three grandchildren, Eric Lewis of Reston, VA., Kurt Marvel of Wilmington, DE., and Amy Lewis of Reston, VA.

A viewing will be held on Friday, November 27, 2015 from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm at the CHANDLER FUNERAL HOME, 7230 Lancaster Pike, Hockessin, DE 19707. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, November 28, 2015 at 10:00 am at St. Joseph's on the Brandywine Church, 10 Old Church Road, Greenville, DE 19807. Interment will follow at Cathedral Cemetery, Wilmington, DE.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to West End Neighborhood House, 710 N. Lincoln St., Wilm, DE 19805, Read Aloud Delaware, 100 West 10th St., Suite 309 Wilm., DE 19801 or St. Peter's Cathedral School, 310 W 6th St, Wilmington, DE 19801.

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Published in The News Journal from Nov. 24 to Nov. 26, 2015
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