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Pause Days Gone By by Bruce H. Zimmerman (ASCAP)
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“Mike, I can't tell you how honored I was to tell people you were my brother. I was blessed to have you as my brother for 54 1/2 years. You have no...Read More »
1 of 10 | Posted by: Cynthia - Walden, NY - Sister

“Dear Mike, I was so sad to hear of your passing. I worked with you all of your career as an Iron worker, along with your brother Bill and your father...Read More »
2 of 10 | Posted by: Albert R Hornbeck - NY - Friend

“RIP my dear sweet friend. Childhood and high school, a lifetime ago. Go with God, be healed and be forever in His grace; you have certainly earned...Read More »
3 of 10 | Posted by: Kate - Las Vegas, NV - Friend

“Uncle mike, I will always remember and cherish the times I spent with you. The one thing I loved the most about you was your laugh. Your laugh was...Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: Erika Helt Thiessen - NY - Niece

“Mike your now home where you belong with Jesus. Thank you for your wonderful ministry through music. You playing brought both JoAnn and I into the...Read More »
5 of 10 | Posted by: Dean and JoAnn Rothstein - AZ

“And As Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, even so must the Son of man be lifted up. That whosoever believe in him should not perish, but...Read More »
6 of 10 | Posted by: Craig J Forster Jr - VA - Cousin

“RIP Mike ”
7 of 10 | Posted by: Joe Scott - Huguenot, NY - Friend

“RIP Mike, I know you are no longer in pain, but it is still very hard to believe you are actually gone.... You were a one in a million person and I...Read More »
8 of 10 | Posted by: Terry Barzly - Huguenot, NY

“Rest in peace and God bless you all. Say hi to Marty up there in heaven and peace be with you all. ”
9 of 10 | Posted by: Agnes kurciviez - Fort Myers, FL

“I know you are in heaven with Jesus. I will look to the sky at night and know you are watching over all who loved you dearly. You have my heart...Read More »
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Michael J. Lewis of Greenwood Lake, an Iron Worker with Local 417 in Newburgh, and a lifelong resident, died on August 23, 2015 at his home with his family by his side. He was 54.
The son of the late Elwood and Doreen Lewis he was born on February 23, 1961 in Goshen, New York.
He was a member of Grace Community Church in Washingtonville, New York.
A family statement read: " I went over to reassure him that I was here, and he went to be with the Lord at 5:02 with a smile on his face. He loved playing his worship music, he was a loving and caring husband, father and friend. He always loved helping the children with music lessons. He would give you the shirt off his back. Michael said in his fight with cancer that he will win either way, whether he stays here or goes to be with Jesus. He never questioned God why? He said why not me."
Survivors include his wife Juanita Lewis at home. His children Dennis Lewis of Middletown; Stacey Gray and her husband Mark of Monroe and Angel Leven and her husband Damien of Monroe. His eight grandchildren: Austin; Alexis; Jacob; James; Jaedyn; Jocelyn; Julianna and Demi. His sister Cynthia Helt of Walden and his brother William Lewis of Port Crane, N.Y. He is also survived by several nieces and nephews.
Visitation hours will be held on Wednesday August 26, 2015 from 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. at the Strong- Basile Funeral Home 4 Oak Street Greenwood Lake, N.Y.
Funeral Services will be held on Thursday August 27, 2015 at 11 A.M. at the Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Warwick Cemetery Warwick, N.Y.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Orange and Sullivan Counties.