Herman F. Lewis
Herman F. Lewis of Forkston died Saturday evening, January 16th at the home of his son and daughter in law Wayne and Susan Lewis of Falls. He was born in Moosic on November 21, 1927 son of that late Jay and Anna Smerdon Lewis.
Herman was an Army Air Corp Veteran of WW2 serving 18 months in Japan. Prior to his retirement he was employed by the A&P grocery stores for 35 years. He was united in marriage with the love of his life Louise Sickler Lewis on June 21, 1952. Together they owned and operated Lewis Market in Falls for 12 years. He was an avid hunter and fisherman. He enjoyed fishing with his friend Andy. Herman built his hunting cabin also known as Camp Echo, where he and Louise later made into their permanent home. He was an active member of the NRA, and spent countless weekends with his grandchildren target shooting. He was an expert carpenter and wood-worker, making countless items for friends and family. On Monday nights, you could find him watching his favorite show, WWE Smackdown. He was also a member of the Tunkhannock Dennis Strong American Legion Post.
Preceding him in death was his wife of 62 years Louise Sickler Lewis, son Mark Wade Lewis, brother William Lewis, Step brother Franklin Lewis, sisters Anna Mae Kaghner and Mildred Tylutke. Surviving are son Wayne Lewis and wife Susan Lewis of Falls, daughter Marsha Lewis Grohoski and husband Ted Grohoski of Plymouth, grandchildren, Kevin Lewis, Heather Thurston, Eric Lewis, Ryan Campbell, Kathie Traher and Cassandra Grohoski. Great grandchildren , Nolan and Andy Thurston, Adalynn Rose Traher, Isabella Renee Lewis and Tanner Lian Campbell.
A memorial service will be held at a later date. Arrangements in trusted to the Sheldon-Kukuchka Funeral Home Inc. Tunkhannock. On line condolences may be sent to the family at www.sheldonkukuchkafunearlhome.com.