Glynn Lewis

Obituary of Glynn Edward Lewis

Glynn Edward Lewis, 64, a lifelong resident of Clifford, PA, died Saturday, May 30, 2020 at home after a short battle with cancer.

Born September 8, 1955 in Carbondale, PA, he was the son of the late Gardner and Marie Griffiths Lewis. He was also preceded in death by his aunt, Eleanor Griffiths, who helped raise him after his mother died when he was young.

In his younger years, Glynn helped milk cows for many local farmers in the area. He also worked as a mechanic for Walczak Lumber Company, Kozlowski Towing and Repair, Cecil Kilmer Stone Company and Knowlton and Sons Masonry, all in the Clifford area. Glynn was most known in the town for driving the fire truck at the Clifford Township Volunteer Fire Company's annual picnic for over 40 years.

He enjoyed cutting grass for many of his neighbors, fixing anything broken, helping others and loved children. He drove school bus for the Mountain View and Lakeland School Districts and played Santa Claus at Christmas for the families of his close friends.

A special thank you is extended to Home Health and Hospice Professionals, Olyphant, especially nurse, Joanie and aides, Kathy and Trisha for their kind and compassionate care.

He is survived by those who loved him and preceded in death by a brother, aunts and uncles.

A private funeral was held Wednesday, June 3, 2020 from the Shifler-Parise Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 18 Airport Road, Clifford, PA. Interment took place in the family plot at Willow View Cemetery, Clifford, PA.

Memorial donations in Glynn's name can be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or Shriners Hospital for Children, 2900 Rocky Point Drive, Tampa, FL 33607.

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Final Resting Place

Willow View Cemetery
120 Cemetery Street
Clifford, Pennsylvania, United States
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