Marian B. Lewis of Kennett Square

Marian B. Lewis, 92, of Kennett Square, died Monday, Feb. 16, at the Pocopson Home. She was the wife of the late Charles Hunter Lewis who died in 1956.

Born in Kennett Square, she was the daughter of the late Franklin and Mamie Merritt Bernard.

Marian served our country in the Army as a nurse during WWII. Her duties took her to England, Japan, and D Day in France. She also attended two World’s Fairs.

She had a long career as a registered nurse working in family practice in Kennett Square. She was a lifelong member of the Presbyterian Church of Kennett Square. She volunteered her nursing skills for many years at the Friends Home. In her late years, she enjoyed reading, needlepoint, cross-stitch, and visits from her great grandchildren.

Survivors include one son, Douglas Lewis of Texas; eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by one brother Franklin Merritt Bernard, two sons, Alan and Charles Lewis and one daughter, Yvonne Lewis Martelli.

You are invited to visit with Marian’s friends and family from 10:30-11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 25, at the Presbyterian Church of Kennett Square 211 South Broad Street, Kennett Square, PA 19348. A memorial service will follow at 11 a.m. Inurnment will be in Union Hill Cemetery. Contributions in her memory may be made to the Presbyterian Church of Kennett Square at the aforementioned address. Arrangements are being handled by the Kuzo & Grieco Funeral Home Inc. (610-444-4116) of Kennett Square. To view her online tribute and to share a memory with her family, please visit

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