|Birth: ||Nov. 14, 1912|
|Death: ||Jun. 4, 2012|
Akron Beacon Journal (OH) - Thursday, June 21, 2012
Pauline Pahl Lewis died peacefully in her sleep June 4, 2012 at Stella Maris in Baltimore, Maryland, at the tender age of 99.
She was born in Orville, Ohio on November 14, 1912 to Jerome and Emma Pahl. The Pahl's, with their six children (Wishie, John, Jean, Gertrude, Pauline, and Joe), moved to Akron when Jerome became custodian of St. Mary's church and school. Pauline was the last surviving child of the Pahl's. After graduating from St. Mary's High School she went to work in the alterations department of Polsky's Department Store where she developed her lifelong love of sewing. On a double date with her sister Gertrude, she met her future husband and soul mate, J. Albert Lewis who was a salesman with Nabisco. They were married 57 years and raised three sons and a daughter. Al's promotions carried the family all over the east, from Akron to Uniontown, Pennsylvania, Boston, Mass., Philadelphia, Pa., Louisville, Ky., and ending up in Baltimore, Md. Moving from town to town, Pauline developed her amazing skills as a cook and gardener. She and Al retired to Ormond Beach, Fla. in 1972 where she developed a love of fishing. Their home was the site of many wonderful vacations with their children and grandchildren. Pauline moved back to Baltimore to be close to her children when Al was in the last stages of Alzheimer's disease.
She was preceded in death by her husband and her sons, Thomas Pahl and Donald Albert. Pauline leaves behind, her son, John, his wife, Mary Lou and their three sons, and her daughter, Paula Scheye and her husband Thomas. Her love of life is carried on in her grandchildren, Thomas Lewis, Clare Winters, Michael, John, Curtis Lewis, and Nora Lewis-Borbely and great-grandmother of Benjamin, Rachel, Christopher, Jessica, Daniel, Albert, and Eleanor and great-great-grandmother of Madison and Remy; along with many nephews and nieces still residing in Ohio.
Donations in her memory can be made to St. Mary's school in Akron, or Stella Maris, 2300 Dulaney Valley Road, Timonium, MD 21093. A memorial service will be held in Akron in November, 2012 in honor of the 100th anniversary of her birth.
Jerome Kosmos Pahl (1876 - 1955)
Emma Courtad Pahl (1880 - 1958)
Mildred Eulalia Pahl Bidinger (1900 - 1943)*
M Loretta Pahl (1903 - 1903)*
Aloysius Francis Pahl (1904 - 1965)*
Gertrude E Pahl Fitzpatrick (1910 - 2002)*
Pauline Pahl Lewis (1912 - 2012)
Joseph J Pahl (1915 - 1944)*
Created by: Jean Quentmeyer
Record added: Jul 08, 2013
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