Robert I. Lewis, Jr., of Brooklawn, succumbed on Sunday, July 26, 2015, at the age of 68. Born and raised in Gloucester City, Bob was a graduate of Gloucester High School class of 1965 and was head of his class reunion committee for many years. He retired from the Gloucester City Post Office after 38 years where he was the head shop steward for the union and then worked part-time for Rapid Rover in Pennsauken.
Bob was a member of the AOH Division 1, a parishioner of St. Mary’s R.C. Church and longtime coach and volunteer for the Gloucester City Mustangs Football Club and had the 2011 season dedicated to him. Bob and his late wife Linda enjoyed summers at the Jersey Shore and spending every available moment with Abby and Gavin.
Loving husband of 45 years to the late Linda Anne (nee Walton). Loving father of Jennifer Lewis, Jason Lewis (Christina) and the late Bryan Lewis. Cherished Pop Pop of Abigail and Gavin. Dear brother of Theresa Wills (Joe), and the late Dianna Williams (surv. Wayne). Also survived by his sister in law, Deborah Weston and many loving nieces, nephews and first cousins.
Relatives and friends are invited to his viewing on Friday evening, July 31, 2015, from 6 to 8 PM at the McCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL HOME: 851 Monmouth St., Gloucester City. On Saturday, August 1, 2015, viewing from 10 to 11:30 AM at St. Mary’s R.C. Church: 426 Monmouth St., Gloucester City, followed by Mass of Christian Burial at 11:30 AM. Interment will be private.
In lieu of flowers, donations are requested to Gloucester City Mustangs Football: 175 Gehrig Ave., Gloucester City, NJ 08030. In the memo, please write Robert I. Lewis, Jr.
Condolences and Memories may be shared at www.mccannhealey.com under the obituary of Robert I. Lewis, Jr. Funeral Arrangements and Inquiries through McCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL HOME: 851 Monmouth Street, Gloucester City. Ph: 856-456-1142