Maurice Lewis

Maurice Lewis

Maurice A. Lewis, 95, of West Orange died June 14, 2015. He was born in Brooklyn. 

Together with his late brother Bert, Mr. Lewis operated Lewis International Corp., an import export business, for more than 50 years.

He graduated from City College of New York with a degree in accounting. 

During World War II he served in the U.S. Army, rising to the rank of Warrant Officer.

He was a longtime volunteer for both Meals on Wheels and The Children’s Specialized Hospital. 

Predeceased by his first wife, Muriel, he is survived by his wife of 13 years, Ruth Ostrow Lewis; two daughters, Ellen Lewis (Jay) Rice and Robin Lewis (Robert Sapoff); two grandchildren; and a great-grandson.

Services were held June 17 with arrangements by Bernheim-Apter-Kreitzman Suburban Funeral Chapel, Livingston. Memorial contributions may be made to Meals on Wheels, 290 Broad St., Summit, NJ 07901 or Children’s Specialized Hospital, 200 Somerset St., New Brunswick, NJ 08901.

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