Edward Lewis, Jr., 87

Aug 29, 2017

Edward W. Lewis, Jr., 87, of Mattapoisett, died peacefully at home on August 19, 2017.

Mr. Lewis was born in Watervliet, NY and resided in Mattapoisett since 1964. He was employed at the Alberox Corporation in New Bedford for over 30 years before his retirement in 1994. For over 50 years he was very active in the United States Power Squadron, an organization devoted to recreational boating and safe boating education, serving as Commander and in various other offices with the Mattapoisett chapter.

Mr. Lewis leaves his wife of 64 years, Dorothy J. Lewis, son Edward Lewis and his wife Vaune of Sudbury, MA, and daughter Mary Gupton and her husband Greg of Washington, DC. He was predeceased by his daughter Dr. Elaine Lewis. Mr. Lewis greatly loved his six granddaughters, Emily Lemieux, Jessica Seaver, Marrissa Lewis, Stephanie Lewis, Heather Gupton, and Laurel Gupton.

A service celebrating Edward's life was held Friday, August 25.

Donations in his memory may be made to the United States Power Squadron Educational Fund, P.O. Box 30423, Raleigh, NC 27622.

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