Dorothy Lewis Obituary

Service Information

 
In Memory of

Dorothy Irene Lewis

July 23, 1927 - August 1, 2014
Obituary

Dorothy Irene Lewis, beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother went to be with the Lord, with her family by her side on August 1, 2014. Dorothy was born on July 23, 1927 in Riverside, CA to her parents, Wallace and Edith Baldwin and resided in El Nido, CA. Dorothy married Robert Francis Lewis on March 1, 1946 and they made their long time home in Merced, CA for over sixty-six years, where they raised their children, Tom and Linda. Dorothy worked at the Merced Drug Store for 21 years and then for the Merced City School District in Accounts Payable for 24 years. Dorothy was very active in her beloved community of Merced as a...
Dorothy Irene Lewis, beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother went to be with the Lord, with her family by her side on August 1, 2014.
Dorothy was born on July 23, 1927 in Riverside, CA to her parents, Wallace and Edith Baldwin and resided in El Nido, CA. Dorothy married Robert Francis Lewis on March 1, 1946 and they made their long time home in Merced, CA for over sixty-six years, where they raised their children, Tom and Linda.
Dorothy worked at the Merced Drug Store for 21 years and then for the Merced City School District in Accounts Payable for 24 years. Dorothy was very active in her beloved community of Merced as a volunteer at Mercy Hospital and Past Secretary and President of Eagles Lodge #2194. Dorothy enjoyed an active retirement with her husband, Bob, traveling to many countries on various cruises, fishing and camping in Northern California, and spending time with their friends and family. She especially enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren, supporting them in all their endeavors and cheering them on during their many sporting events.
Dorothy is survived by her loving husband of 68 years, Robert Lewis; her brother, William Baldwin; her two children: son, Thomas Lewis and his wife, Cathy, daughter, Linda Otterson and her husband, William Jr.; her six grandchildren: Michelle Saidy and husband, Gil, Heather Cavlovic and husband, Greg, Steven Lewis and wife, Julie, Robert Lewis, Kristina Gunnin and husband, Seth and Jennifer Medeiros and husband, Nelson; her eleven great grandchildren: Kyra Lewis, Robbie Lewis, Isabella Lewis, McKae Lewis, Tyce Gunnin, Jake Saidy, Kendall Gunnin, Ryan Lewis, Mason Medeiros, Kaylee Gunnin and Myles Medeiros.
Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents, Wallace and Edith Baldwin; her brother, Fay Baldwin and her sisters, Marie Cabral and Helen Vizcarra.
Friends and family are invited to attend a visitation on Sunday, August 10, 2014 from 2:00pm-7:00pm at Stratford Evans Merced Funeral Home, 1490 B St., Merced, CA 95341 and a funeral service in memory of Dorothy on Monday, August 11, 2014 at 10:00am also at Stratford Evans Merced Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be sent to the Eagles Auxiliary Scholarship in care of Dorothy Lewis at PO Box 70, Merced, CA 95341.
Arrangements under the direction of Stratford Evans Merced Funeral Home, Merced, CA.

Guest Book

The Guest Book for Dorothy Irene Lewis is no longer available online.

If you would like to reopen this Guest Book allowing further messages from loved ones, click here.


More Obituaries

Merced Sun Star
DOROTHY IRENE LEWIS 7/23/1927-8/1/2014 Dorothy Irene Lewis, beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother went to be with the Lord,...

Read obituary at Merced Sun Star.

Personalize Your Tribute

Share photos, videos and more with Legacy Memorial Websites. Find out more.

 
Start Planning Today

Make Your Plan Today

Preplanning your funeral or cemetery arrangements gives you and your loved ones peace of mind. Don't wait. Make your plan online today.
Plan Online Now