Lillian E. Lewis

Mar 11, 2013

Rockland — Lillian Evelyn (Whitney) Lewis, 94, a resident of the Methodist Conference Home in Rockland, died Feb. 25, 2013 at Pen Bay Medical Center after a brief illness.

Born in Rockport on May 22, 1918, she was the daughter of Fred and Elsie (Manning) Whitney. She was a 1935 graduate of Rockport High School and attended nursing school at Knox County General Hospital and Central Maine Medical Center in Lewiston and obtained her degree as a registered nurse in 1943. Later that year, she married Theodore Dow Lewis in Bath. Lillian worked as a nurse in Rockland and later in Westfield, Mass. In 1987, she moved to South Berwick and then to Rockland in 2003.

Mrs. Lewis was a member of the Grace Bible Fellowship in Rockland.

Surviving is her son, Theodore D. Lewis Jr. of South Deerfield, Mass.; two step-daughters, Cheri Lewis of Lisbon, Marie Orcutt of Saratoga, N.Y.; two brothers, James Whitney and his wife Roberta of Warren and South Carolina; William Whitney of Portland; 14 grandchildren; and many great-grandchilden. She was predeceased by her sister, Mary Steele; three brothers, Ernest Whitney, Ralph Whitney and Richard Whitney; and a sister-in-law, Nancy Whitney.

A funeral service was held March 4 at Grace Bible Fellowship in Rockland. Spring burial will be in Rockville Cemetery in Rockport. Condolences may be shared with the Lewis family by visiting their book of memories at longfuneralhomecamden.com. Arrangements are with the Long Funeral Home, 9 Mountain St., Camden.

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