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James I. Lewis

October 9, 2011

James I. Lewis,  82, Punxsutawney, died Saturday, Oct. 8, 2011, at DuBois Regional Medical Center.

He was born Nov. 14, 1928, in Punxsutawney, a son of the late John and May (Airgood) Lewis.

He was a member of the U.S. Army and served during the Korean Conflict.
Mr. Lewis owned a convenience store in Cloe in the late ‘60s and early ‘70s.

His hobbies were fishing and hunting.

Surviving relatives include a brother, Garland Lewis and wife Maria; a sister, Donna May Wells; and nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brothers Marvin, Orrie Dean and Elmer Lewis; two sisters, Esther Weaver and LaRue Jacobs; and two infant brothers.

There will be no visitation.

Arrangements are private and under the direction of Shumaker Funeral Home Inc., Punxsutawney.

Interment will be in Pine Grove Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association.

Online condolences may be made at www.shumakerfh.com.

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