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James H. Lewis

April 17, 1932 - July 2, 2014

Obituary

Lewis, James H., 82-of Whitesboro, New Jersey passed away Wednesday, July 2, 2014 at the Ocean View Nursing Home. James was born in New York on April 17, 1932 to the late Henry and Ella Lewis. He was educated in the New York City School System and graduated from DeWitt Clinton High School.

James served four years in the United States Army as a paratrooper, and was honorably discharged in 1953. He retired from the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey after 33 years of service and moved to Whitesboro in 1991 with his wife, Dorothy. James was very active in the community serving as Post Commander of the American Legion Post 198 and the County Commander in Cape May County. He also served several years as president of AARP Chapter 1182. He loved to go fishing on the Porgy 3 in Cape May and traveled extensively with this wife.

James leaves to cherish his memory: His loving wife of 26 years Dorothy E. Lewis; six children, James Jr. (Linda), Harold (Sharon), and Kevin Lewis; Denise, Pamela and Karen Bristol; eight grandchildren and three great grandchildren.

James was the patriarch of the Mitchell-Harris family and is survived by: three siblings - a brother Robert, two sisters, Mary Ponton and Ella Emanuel (Amos).

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, July 12, 2014 at 11:00 AM at the Radzieta Funeral Home, 9 Hand Avenue, Cape May Court House, New Jersey. Viewing will begin at 10:00 AM. Interment will be in the Cape May County Veterans Cemetery.

 

 

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