Dale Lewis

Dale Elaine Lewis

December 10, 2012

Dale Elaine Lewis, 85, of Clarks Green, formerly of West Scranton, died Monday morning in the Hospice Community Care Inpatient Unit, Dunmore.  She was the daughter of the late Paul and Mabel Thomas and was the widow of the late Jack Lewis, a onetime editor at the former Scranton Tribune/Scrantonian.

Born in Scranton, Dale was a graduate of West Scranton High School.  She and Jack were married in 1950 and she was a homemaker while her children were young.  Dale later worked for WVIA-TV/FM, where she was the executive secretary to the general manager for over 30 years.  Dale was a lifelong, active member of the First United Church of Christ, Scranton.

One of Dale’s greatest gifts was her ability to make each of her children and grandchildren feel uniquely special and loved.  They were the joy of her life.  She will live in their hearts forever.

The family would like to thank Traditional Home Health and Hospice as well as the staff of the Hospice Community Care Inpatient Unit for their extraordinary care and compassion shown to their mother.

Surviving are her four children Jack and his wife Elizabeth of Elizabethtown;  Jeff and his wife Phyllis of Moscow;  Glenn and his wife Diane of Roswell, Ga.; and Pam Kane and her husband William of Clarks Summit.

Also surviving are seven grandchildren Jennifer Poppy and her husband Seth, Megan Barrett and her husband Patrick, Erin Lewis, Eliza and Jackie Lewis, Drew and Ryan Kane;  two step- grandchildren Claire Bair and her husband John and Emily Logan and her husband Derek;  two great grandchildren Hugo Poppy and Harper Barrett;  three step great- grandchildren Madeleine and Jacob Bair and Samuel Logan.

Dale is also survived by two brothers Paul Thomas and his wife Marge of Clarks Green and Don Thomas of Vista, CA;  numerous nieces and nephews.

 She was preceded in death by a sister June Neary.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 10am in the Lawrence E. Young Funeral Home 418 S. State St Clarks Summit with services by Rev. Harrison Putnun, Pastor of the First United Church of Christ.

Friends may call Tuesday from 5-8pm.

Interment, Dunmore Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the First United Church of Christ, 132 N. Bromley Ave. Scranton, Pa. 18504.

For directions or to send the family an online condolence please visit www.lawrenceeyoungfuneralhome.com.

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