Dean M. Lewis, 88, of Southborough


Obit Dean LewisSouthborough – Dean M. Lewis, 88, of Southborough, died peacefully Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014, after a short illness. His loving wife of over 59 years, Helen (Mocerino) Lewis, died Oct. 8, 2010.

He leaves his six children, Steven D. Lewis and his wife Kathy of Stafford Springs, Conn., Darryl D. Lewis and his wife Susan of Southborough, Dean M. Lewis Jr. and his wife Adele of Uxbridge, Kimberly Lewis-Keddy and her husband Timothy of Westborough, Robin Lamy and her husband Kevin of Northborough, and Kathy Franchitto and her husband Brian of Southborough, and 11 grandchildren, Timothy and Thomas Lewis, Bradley Lewis-Varney, Jenna Lewis-Keddy, Drew Lewis-Keddy, Ryan and Shane Keddy, Rachel, Renee and Olivia Lamy and Brianna Franchitto. He was predeceased by a sister, Norma MacLean.

He was born in Tunbridge, Vt., the son of Erastus and Gertrude (Bunce) Lewis. He was a lifelong resident of Southborough and a graduate of the former Peter’s High School. He was a United States Navy veteran who served during World War II in the South Pacific.

He worked for many years as a graphic artist for Fenwal Inc. in Ashland before starting up his own printing company, Quik Print, in 1972, which is still family operated.

Dean loved watching his grandchildren’s sporting events and spending time with his family. He also enjoyed being a part of the “Morning Coffee Guys” at Mauro’s, “The Two O’Clock Dunkin Donuts Guys” and his “Friday Night Companions.”

Calling hours will be held Sunday, Nov. 2, from 12-3 p.m., in Morris Funeral Home, 40 Main St. (Route 30), Southborough. After cremation, burial will take place in Southborough Rural Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675.

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