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 Lewis Brown

Lewis Brown

Birth
Akron, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 20 Jun 2008 (aged 86)
Ephrata, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Brownstown, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 27762594 · View Source
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Lewis Brown, 86, of Lititz, formerly of Leola, entered into rest at Ephrata Community Hospital, Ephrata on Friday, June 20, 2008.

He was born in Akron, a son of the late Paul B. and Martha Snader Brown. His wife, Gladys Myers Brown preceded him in death in 2004.

He served in the U. S. Army during World War II at the Battle of the Bulge and was a Purple Heart recipient twice.

A member of the Akron United Zion Church, he retired from Armstrong World Industries in 1987 and was a member of the Leacock Fire Department.

Lewis enjoyed camping, collected American Flyer trains and woodworking.

He is survived by a sister, Mary S. Kneisley of Landisville. Also surviving are 8 nieces and nephews.

Besides his wife, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Wilbur S. and Rhine S. Brown. Also surviving are 8 nieces and nephews.

A viewing will be held from 9 to 10 A.M., Thursday, June 26th at the United Zion Retirement Community Chapel followed by the funeral service at 10 A.M. with his pastor, Rev. Kenneth Redcay officiating. Interment will follow in the Brownstown Cemetery, Brownstown.

The family requests memorial contributions in Lewis's memory be sent to the Akron United Zion Church, P. O. Box 213, Akron, PA 17501. Arrangements by Stradling Funeral Homes, Akron/Ephrata.

Lancaster Newspapers, Lancaster PA June 23, 2008


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  • Created by: Carolyn Y Lowe Shifflett
  • Added: 23 Jun 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 27762594
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Lewis Brown (31 Jul 1921–20 Jun 2008), Find A Grave Memorial no. 27762594, citing Brownstown Evangelical Cemetery, Brownstown, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Carolyn Y Lowe Shifflett (contributor 46796232) .