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Mary Ruth Lewis

Mary Ruth Lewis, 70, of Pittston, passed away Tuesday, June 4, 2024, in Commonwealth Health Wilkes-Barre General Hospital.  


Born in Pittston on October 18, 1953, she was the daughter of the late Richard and Marie (Bulger) Walsh.


Mary attended St. John the Evangelist High School. Her first job was at Grablick’s Dairy until she found her love of caring for others and worked as a nurse’s aide for over 30 years at Wesley Village and the former Taylor Nursing Home.   


She loved camping each year at Promised Land State Park, playing intense games of rummy, and drinking countless cups of tea with family and friends.


In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Michael Walsh.  


Surviving are her husband of 42 years, Robert “Stretch” Lewis, son, Jack Lewis (Jessica) Dupont; daughter, Santina Dorman (Neil), Luzerne; grandson, Everett Dorman; siblings, Judy Zerblas (Mike), Pittston, twin brother, Rick Walsh, (Cheryl), West Pittston; Joe Walsh, Scranton; and Janie Venetz, Pittston, sister-in-law, Rosarie Musto, Pittston; brother-in-law, Tom Lewis (Ivette), Binghamton; grand-dogs, Sheldon, Leonard, Juno and Elsa; numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.   


A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Monday, June 10, 2024, at 9:30am in St. Joseph Marello Parish, 237 William Street, PittstonThe family will receive friends and relatives from 8am until time of mass in the church. 


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Noelle Ipher
Noelle Ipher
06 juni

Lewis/Walsh families:

We were so upset to hear this news. I will never forget Mary Ruth used to "baby" sit while my parents were working. We always had such fun.

She will be missed terribly. We send our thoughts and prayers to everyone.


Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Ipher

Gilla

Michael Dessoye
Michael Dessoye
06 juni

Lewis/Walsh Families:

I am so sorry to hear of Mary Ruth's passing. I have fond memories of her as teenagers during our HS years. I will always remember Mar behind the counter at Grablick's in Pittston. No matter how busy she was, Mary Ruth always had a smile and a "hello" to make you feel at home and welcome. And that hospitable personality carried her through the years as I remember. She was sweet, kind, concerned -a dedicated daughter, loyal sister and friend. I can't believe it has been 40 years or more since I had seen Mary Ruth or Stretch or anyone from the Butler St. neighborhood. Where does the time go? As I was reading the obi…

Gilla

Martin Simko
Martin Simko
06 juni

Bob, Stretch, I am so sorry to see you wife's passing, I am so sorry

Martin Simko

Gilla
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