Sandra J. Lewis, age 74, of 381 R.C. Metals Rd., Ridgway, died Wednesday evening, September 4, 2019, at her residence following an illness of the past 9 months. She was born February 18, 1945, in Renovo, PA, daughter of the late James and Twila (Scrimshaw) Welsh, Sr. She married Richard C. Lewis on August 31, 1963, he preceded her in death in 2006. She resided in Ridgway for 65 years and was a member of St. Leo Catholic Church, was a Religious Education teacher for 45 years, and a volunteer for Make A Wish and The American Cancer Society. She was the owner of R.C. Metals.
She is survived by the following children: Lori Lewis of Ridgway, Connie Coleson-Popson of DuBois, Lisa (Richard) Smith of Portland Mills, Donald (Chay) Lewis of Portland Mills, John Lewis of Ridgway; 15 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Besides her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by 1 son Todd Lewis and 1 brother James Welsh, Jr.
A Memorial Mass for Sandra J. Lewis will be celebrated at St. Leo Catholic Church on Thursday, September 12, 2019, at 11:00 AM. Officiating will be Fr. Justin P. Pino, Pastor of St. Leo Catholic Church. Burial will be at Oakmont Cemetery. Friends will be received at the St. Leo Gathering Space from 10:00 AM until the time of the service at 11:00 AM. Memorials, if desired, can be made to Make A Wish or to The American Cancer Society.
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