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LaVerne M. Lewis, age 89, a former Geneva, Pierpont and Jefferson resident, died early Friday morning at Geneva Shores Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, where she has resided the past four years.
She was born Sept. 27, 1927, in Cortland, the daughter of Frederick C. and Anna (Fenton) Lewis, and has resided in Ashtabula County most of her life. LaVerne participated at Happy Hearts for a short time. She loved pets, especially cats.
LaVerne is survived by a sister, Barbara Ford of Geneva; a sister-in-law, Shirley Lewis of Jefferson, whom she lived with from 1992 to 2013; and several nieces, nephews and great-nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Charles "Chuck" Lewis; a sister in infancy; and a nephew, Tom Lewis.
Graveside services will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. in Evergreen Cemetery, in Geneva, with the Rev. Fred Grimm of St. Paul's Lutheran Church officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to the Animal Protective League, 5970 Green Rd., Ashtabula, Ohio 44004.
Visitation will be held Tuesday from 1 to 1:45 p.m. at the Geneva Home of FLEMING & BILLMAN FUNERAL DIRECTORS AND CREMATORY, 323 S. Broadway, Geneva.
The Fleming & Billman Funeral Homes and staff are honored to serve the LaVerne Lewis family. Visit fleming-billman.com to view obituary, express condolences, send a flower or light a candle.
Published on April 1, 2017
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