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Clare Joseph Lewis

Clare Joseph Lewis, age 97, of Wyoming was called to his heavenly home on Saturday, December 29, 2018. He was preceded in death by his parents, Clare and Gladys Lewis; his siblings, Helen Henry, Kenneth Lewis, and Jean Lewis. He will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 69 years, Helen Lewis; his son, Greg (Maryann Lesert) Lewis; daughter, Nancee (Dale) Wesorick; grandchildren, Adam (Monika) Wesorick, Amy (Jason) Young, Katie Wesorick, Max Lockwood and Aurora Lewis; great grandchildren, Tanner, Carter, Sasha, Landon, and Kai. Clare was a graduate of GR Catholic Central and served his country valiantly in the Army Air Corps during World War II in the Pacific Theater. Clare loved Lake Michigan, the Detroit Tigers, Lions and the Red Wings, trips to the casino, and Florida vacations. He worked for over 35 years at Kelvinator and actively enjoyed retirement for another 35 years. Above all else, he loved his family, loved family get-togethers, and was always the life of the party. Memorial services will be held Monday, January 7, 11 am at St. John Vianney, 4101 Clyde Park Ave. SW, Wyoming, with Fr. John Vallier officiating. Relatives and friends may meet the family Sunday, January 6 from 2-4 and 6-8 pm at Matthysse-Kuiper-DeGraaf Funeral Home, 4031 Clyde Park SW, Wyoming. Those who wish may make memorial contributions to Hospice of Michigan.

  1. Nancy and Dale,
    I’m so sorry to hear of Dad’s passing. I’ll always remember him with a smile on my face. He and all your family will be in our daily prayers
    God’s peace,
    Terri and Ed

    - Terri Nausieda
  2. Lewis Family,
    It was a pleasure and honor to have Clare a part of our Community. I always looked forward to seeing him when I stopped in. He always had a smile on his face and a nice quick laugh that was addicting. We talked about all his favorite sports teams that happen to be mine too. I’ll never forget the first day he moved in. He has a beautiful family that is full of life and love. Thoughts and prayers to you all. Clare will be missed.

    - Bryan Cramer
  3. Lewis Family,

    Very sorry to hear of Clare’s passing. We’ll always remember his infectious laugh and how much he liked to have a good time. You’re in our thoughts.

    Joel and Emily

    - Joel and Emily Morgan

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