Melvin Lewis

Died: Thu., Sep. 25, 2014


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Melvin David Lewis (Takwadjiwan)

December 5, 1945 - September 25, 2014
in his 68th year.

Melvin is predeceased by his parents
David and Josephine (Gabow) Lewis
And in laws
John and Emma (Jawbone) Grand-Louis
Loving Husband of MaryLou (Grand-Louis) Lewis
Cherished father of Derek (Amanda) and Dennis
Loving grandfather to Jadyn and Ryan
Loving brother of Elizabeth (Mike predeceased) Paul of M'Chigeeng, Henry predeceased (Lynda) of Wikwemikong, Beverly (Eugene) Lekawski of St. Catherines, Glen (Regina) of Wikwemikong, Jerry (Mary) of Sudbury, Ronnie of Wikwemikong, Monica (Marc) Pheasant of Wikwemikong.
Dear brother-in-law of Jane (predeceased) Mel (predeceased) of New Liskeard, John Jr predeceased (Janet) of Kipawa, James of Ottawa, Joe of Kipawa, Mervin (Sherry) of Kipawa,
Michael (predeceased) of Kipawa.


He is survived by his Aunt Victoria Mandamin, will be sadly missed by his many Godchildren,
many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Mel was a great musician who enjoyed playing guitar and the steel guitar. He was a great defenseman sporting the #4 Hockey shirt for the Wiky T-Birds.  He was a wonderful, caring counsellor/bus driver for Manitoulin Secondary School for many years where he was well liked
by all the students. He was a wonderful loving husband, a father and a grandfather who enjoyed spending time with his family and his dog Ty
short for Tyberious (predeceased)

Resting at the Holy Cross Mission Church
on Friday September 26, 2014 at 4 p.m.
Funeral Mass
Saturday September 27, 2014 at 11 a.m.
Holy Cross Mission Church
Cremation to follow
Father Henk van Meijel, officiating.

Arrangement entrusted to Island Funeral Home

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Mary-Anne McGraw (Wood)
   Posted Thu October 02, 2014
It is with great sadness that I hear the news of Mel's passing. I have many found memories from my days at MSS. May the family find comfort in the memories in their heart and cherish them for years to come.

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