Jean Jamieson Lewis
March 1, 1930 - May 5, 2020
* UPDATED SERVICE INFORMATION AS OF MARCH 31, 2021 *
Jean Jamieson Lewis, age 90, of Hockessin, DE, formerly of New Castle, DE, passed away Tuesday, May 5, 2020.
Born in Philadelphia, PA on March 1, 1930, she was the daughter of the late William and Cathrine (Menzer) Jamieson. Jean was a graduate of Tower Hill School, where she captained the state championship field hockey team. She graduated from the University of Delaware, and afterward taught at Highlands Elementary School in Wilmington for 27 years, retiring in 1995.
Jean belonged to Delta Kappa Gamma, a professional society for women educators. An avid Philadelphia sports fan, she could always be found cheering on her beloved teams.
Jean was also a member of the Newark Church of Christ, where she was an active volunteer at the Hope Dining Room and The People’s House.
In addition to Jean’s parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Samuel Lewis; and brothers, William Jamieson and Richard Jamieson. She is survived by her son, James W. Morris and daughter-in-law, Gail Mezey Morris of Piedmont, CA; stepchildren, Bruce Lewis (Pauline Lewis), Leslie Lewis, Linda Lewis and Brent Lewis (Rex Yaniello); devoted granddaughter, Katherine Morris; and step grandchildren, Samuel Lewis (Christine Lewis), Nicolas Brown (Deanna Brown) and Sarah Lewis. Jean is also survived by five great step children.
Edna Johnson and Judith Stafford provided Jean many years of appreciated personal aid, and she had faithful friends in Dale Foster and Danita Gregory.
A visitation will be held on Wednesday, May 12, 2021, from 12:30 pm until 1:30 pm, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 North DuPont Highway, New Castle, DE. Face masks will be required for all in attendance. Service and interment will be held privately
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Jean’s memory to the Hope Dining Room, 300 Marrows Road, Newark, DE 19713.