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Magretha F. Lewis, 85, of Newark, DE passed away peacefully on Saturday, May 12, 2012 at Regal Heights Health Care Center in Hockessin, DE.
Born on December 29, 1926, she was the daughter of the late Minnie Crowder.
In addition to her mother, she was preceded in death by her loving husband of 35 years, Roy O. Lewis; a sister, Frances Dick and two sons-in-law, Franny Wierzbicki and Bob Cornett.
She is survived by six children, Mary Betts, JoAnn Cornett, Karen (Don) Thompson, Kathy (Jerry) Woznicki, Michael (Pauline) Lewis and Linda Lewis; six siblings, Kenneth (Joyce), Gene (Hilda) and Hyte Crowder, Sue Staff, Peggy (Dave) Colmery and Willa Lewis; 14 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Lewis’ family would like to thank the wonderful staff at Regal Heights for all of the compassionate and loving care provided to their mother.
Funeral services were held 10 am on Friday, May 18 at Daniels & Hutchison Funeral Home LLC, 212 N. Broad Street in Middletown, where friends visited with her family one hour prior to services. Interment followed in Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Bear, DE.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Alzheimer's Association, Delaware Chapter, 100 S. Main Street, Suite 211, Smyrna, DE 19977.