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Syrel Lewis, 77, formerly of Chelsea and Marblehead, passed peacefully on Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017, at Continuing Care at Brookby Village. She was the wife of the late Leonard Lewis and they shared many years of marriage until his passing in 2005. Born in Boston, she was a daughter of the late Philip and Etta (Wolfe) Maskin. She graduated with a degree in Early Childhood Development from BU and taught for many years in the communities of Chelsea, Wakefield, Marblehead, and Swampscott, as well as at the Salvation Army in Lynn. She was a proud member of Hadassa Northeast.
Left to cherish her memory are her son, Andrew Lewis and his wife, Jun Leng of Chicago, Ill.; her daughter, Krissey Regan of Marblehead; and her two beloved grandsons, Jacob Matthews and Nathan Lewis. She also leaves behind many beloved relatives and friends.
Funeral Services will be held on Sunday at 1 p.m. in Stanetsky Hymanson Memorial Chapel, 10 Vinnin St., Salem. Interment will follow next to her beloved Leonard in Lebanon Tifereth Israel Memorial Park, Yankee Divison Highway (Route 128), in Peabody. Donations in Syrel’s memory may be made to Animal Rescue League, 10 Chandler St., Boston, MA 02116. For more information or to register in the online guestbook, please visit www.stanetskyhymansonsalem.com.
Published on  October 7, 2017
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