Dorothy Lewis

Obituary of Dorothy M. Lewis

Dorothy M. Lewis, 88, of East Windsor, passed away on Thursday, October 14, 2021, at The Gardens at Monroe Healthcare and Rehabilitation-LTC in Monroe Township, NJ.


Born in Philadelphia Pennsylvania, Dorothy moved to Glen Burnie Maryland and ultimately resided in East Windsor for the past 54 years.  She worked as a Bank Manager for Princeton Bank & Trust for many years until retiring. 


Dorothy was a longtime communicant of St. Anthony of Padua RC Church in Hightstown. She was a former devoted foster parent, having fostered over 200 children over the years.


Predeceased by her parents, George and Claire (Hart) Pleis; her husband, Raymond V. Lewis; her daughter, Carolyn E. Hurley; and her brother, George Pleis; she is survived by her children, Margaret C. Goodale, Dorothy M. Lopez-Barna, Elizabeth R. Lewis-Ayoub, Christine M. Caputo, Susan M. Brant, and Joseph A. Lewis; her grandchildren, Steven, Matthew, Michael, David, Sammy, Adam, Rowan, Nicole, and Luna; her great-grandchildren, CJ and Kayla; and her sister, Claire Pleis Donahue.


Cremation Services will be held privately under the direction of Simplicity Funeral and Cremation Services at Glackin Chapel, 136 Morrison Ave., Hightstown, NJ. 


In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Dorothy’s memory to the American Heart Association by visiting In Memory Of at

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