Lorena (Hicks) Lewis
It is with deep sadness that we regret to announce the passing of a loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister and friend, Lorena (Hicks) Lewis, widow of Edgar Lewis. Lorena passed away at the age of 88 in the Drew Nursing Home, Sackville, while surrounded by her devoted family.
Born in Sackville, she was a daughter of the late Gaius and Rena Jane Hicks.
Lorena was formerly employed with Mount Allison University. She was a devoted wife and mother who always placed her family ahead of herself. She enjoyed bowling, music and spending time with her family.
Lorena will be sadly missed by 10 daughters, Edna (Keith) Phinney, Diana Milner (Hanford Ibbitson), Donna (Fred) Smith, Debbie Lewis (Robert Tower), Olive Lewis, Cathy (Malcolm) Estabrooks, Loretta (Don) Weir, Charlene (Kevin) Wells and Nancy Landry (Kevin Scott) all of Sackville and Susan (Jim) Watson, Riverview; one son, Aubrey Lewis (Charlotte Bulmer), Sackville; 19 grandchildren and 30 great grandchildren; brother, Donald (Lorraine) Hicks, Sackville; 2 sisters, Dora Snowdon and Flora (Elmer) Mitton, both of Sackville. She was predeceased by a daughter, Janice Smith in 1999, her husband Edgar in 1988, a daughter-in-law, Linda, brothers Alex, Denver, Thorald and Robert, and sisters, Olive Patterson, Jean Stone and Connie in infancy.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Jones Funeral Home, 70 Bridge St., Sackville, NB where her funeral service was held on Monday, April 14, 2014, at 2 p.m. Rev. Vernon Vickruck officiated. Burial will take place in the Westcock Cemetery at a later date.
The family wishes to thank the staff at the Drew Nursing Home for their wonderful care.
Those wishing to make a donation in Lorena's memory may do so to the Alzheimer's Society or the charity of your choice.