Carey N. Lewis

flagSOUTHWEST HARBOR — Carey N. Lewis, 80, died April 1, 2016, in Southwest Harbor. He was born Feb. 8, 1936, in Southwest Harbor, the son of Fred and Eudora (Kane) Lewis.

He graduated from Pemetic High School, Southwest Harbor, in 1954. Following that, he spent four years serving in the U.S. Navy. Upon discharge he attended Parks College in E. St. Louis, Ill., for aeronautical technology. Carey spent many years on the sardine carriers for Stinson Canning Co. In later years, he worked for a short time for M.L. Pettegrow & Sons. He married Patricia (Gray) Lewis in 1963; they were together for over 52 years. He was a long time member of the “Grumpy Old Men” from the Southwest Harbor Congregational Church on the High Road. This group has done a great deal of work to help the church when it has needed repair.

Carey is survived by his wife, Patricia; son David of Southwest Harbor and a grandson, Parker of Sterling, Va.; one sister, Anita (Lewis) Beebe and husband, Peter of So. Dennis, Mass.; many nieces, nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by his parents, sister, Verna Susan Duffus, and a brother, Walter.

Memorial services will be held, 2 p.m., Sunday, April 10, 2016, at the Southwest Harbor Congregational Church, 29 High Road, with Pastor Blake Brown officiating.

The family suggests memorial gifts may be made to the Southwest Harbor Congregational Church, P.O. Box 727, Southwest Harbor, or to the Southwest Harbor Medical Center, Clinic Committee, P.O. Box 786, Southwest Harbor, ME 04679.

Arrangements by, Jordan-Fernald, 1139 Main St., Mount Desert.

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