August 9, 1925 - December 13, 2021
LEWIS, Mrs. Margaret Ethel - Age 96, passed away Monday, December 13, 2021 at her residence. Family hour 10:30 AM Thursday, December 23, 2021 from the Chapel of Lawrence E. Moon Funeral Home, 906 W. Flint Park Blvd., with funeral service commencing at 11:00 AM, Pastor Allen Overton, officiating. Interment Sunset Hills Cemetery, G-4413 Flushing Rd. Friends and pallbearers will assemble at the Funeral Home 10:30 AM Thursday. Mrs. Lewis will lie in state in the Chapel of Lawrence E. Moon Funeral Home. There will be no public viewing.Ms. Margaret Ethel Lewis was born August 8, 1925 in Columbia, South Carolina, the daughter of Lawrence and Carrie Dent. Margaret was preceded in death by her brother, Patrick and her sister, Catherine. Seeking a better life from the segregated South of her childhood, Margaret moved North and ultimately settled in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In 1946, she obtained a Cosmetology License and worked as a Beautician for over a decade. Margaret was also a Skilled Seamstress, who could make an outfit and pattern from scratch. She retired as a Bookkeeper from PNC Bank (formerly Pittsburg National Corporation) in 1990. But, Margaret’s best skill was the love, guidance and tutelage she gave to young people who were confronted with life’s challenges. Margaret was briefly married to Wille Lewis before soldering as a single mother of two, raising daughter, Dana and son, Darryl. She was also responsible for raising her sister, Catherine’s three children as her own, all who preceded her in death, Mildred Black, Patricia Black Salley and Jennifer “Wanda” Black Garlington. Margaret touched the lives of many people. Ms. Margaret Ethel Lewis leaves to cherish her memory: 2 children, Dana Mellon and Darryl (Tonya) Muhammad; 6 grandchildren, Saeed Yasin-Bey, Nasir Yasin, Surayya Muhammad, Khalil Muhammad, Naim Muhammad and ShaJazz Hill; 7 great-grandchildren, Akilah Yasin-Bey, Nasir Yasin II, Naeemah Yasin-Bey, Rasheed Yasin, Saeed Yasin-Bey II, Taharqa Yasin and Hannibal Yasin; 2 granddaughters-in-law, Angelisha Yasin-Bey and Angelique Yasin; and a host of extended family and friends.
LEWIS, Mrs. Margaret Ethel - Age 96, passed away Monday, December 13, 2021 at her residence. Family hour 10:30 AM Thursday, December 23, 2021 from the Chapel of Lawrence E. Moon Funeral Home, 906 W. Flint Park Blvd., with funeral service commencing... View Obituary & Service Information
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