Marie Margaret (Hess) Lewis

Marie Margaret (Hess) Lewis died at Geisinger Wyoming valley Hospital on Dec. 7, 2022, from complications following a heart attack. Marie was born to Melvin Henry Hess and Florence Alice (Engle) Hess on January 8, 1936. She is the widow of Albert “Pete” Lewis who died in 2012. She was also predeceased by her siblings: Gordon Calvin Hess, Robert Allen Hess, and Shirley Jean Johnson as well as their spouses. She is survived by her son, Darrell E. Lewis, of Royersford, PA and wife Karen D. (Sheetz) Lewis, her only surviving sister, Eilene Doris (Hess) Crawley, and several nieces and nephews. In her early life Marie worked for Lady Esther Garments in Berwick and also Eberhard Faber Pencil factory in Mt. Top. Marie was a devoted home maker, and mother who loved her family and will be missed very much by all who knew her. Marie was a dedicated and loyal volunteer and member of St Mark’s Lutheran Church, Pond Hill. She was active on Altar Guild and also the Ladies Aide of the church. She volunteered much time to helping other family members as a caregiver throughout her life and she even got the nick name “Road Runner” for the many trips taking family members to the doctor or grocery shopping. She frequently enjoyed playing cards and knitting especially in her younger years. Pete was the love of her life, and she missed him dearly as they traveled together while he played music at area nursing homes. A viewing will be held from 10:00 to 12:00 on Saturday, Dec. 10, 2022, at St Mark’s Lutheran Church, 285 Pond Hill Mountain Road, Wapwallopen, immediately followed by a funeral service with her pastor, Michele Kaufman officiating. Burial will take place in Slocum Cemetery. A reception will follow at the St Marks Church Hall. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to St Mark’s Lutheran Church at: 285 Pond Hill Mountain Rd., Wapwallopen, Pa. 18660 OR: The American Diabetes Association at: or For donations by mail: P.O. Box 7023, Merrifield, VA 22116-7023.