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October 13, 1943 ~ December 24, 2022 (age 79) 79 Years Old
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Barbara R Lewis of Akron, OH passed away on Saturday, December 24th. Barbara was born October 13, 1943 in Richmond, VA to Max and Arleen Robinson. She attended Thomas Jefferson High School and Virginia Commonwealth University, both in Richmond, VA. In 1963 she married Paul A Lewis of Falls Church, VA.
Barbara was an avid reader, bridge player and pianist. Her friends describe her as a witty deep thinker with a sense of humor. She taught piano for close to 40 years and has kept in touch with many of her past students. She was an active member of Beth El Congregation, Temple Israel Congregation and The Daughters of Israel Organization.
Barbara was a dedicated and caring wife, mother and grandmother. She was preceded in death by her husband of 49 years, Paul. She is survived by her son Michael, daughter-in-law Beth, her two granddaughters, Rachel and Madeline and her sister-in-law Benita Coleman.
The funeral service will be held Wednesday, the 28th at 1:00 p.m. at Beth El Congregation 750 White Pond Drive, Akron, OH 44320, with interment to follow at Rose Hill Burial Park. The family invites visitors to gather at Beth El Congregation after interment for a Shivah Minyan and a meal of consolation.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Beth El Congregation or Temple Israel Congregation, both of Akron.
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