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Lewis A. Stewart, Sr.

July 18, 1937 - December 6, 2019

U.S. Veteran

Burial Date December 11, 2019

Friends will be received Tuesday, December 10, 2019 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m.

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Lewis A. Stewart, Sr., 82, of New Bethlehem, passed away Friday evening, December 6, 2019, at UPMC Montefiore Hospital in Pittsburgh. Born on July 18, 1937 in Butler, he was the son of the late Arthur D. and Helena (Baccanti) Stewart. He was first married to Patty (Colwell) and she preceded him in death on January 8, 1974. He then married Deborah (Barndollar) on April 17, 1976 and she survives.

Lew proudly served his country in the United States Marines. He was a heavy equipment operator for the Local 66 Operating Engineers Union working for various companies, including JC Lee and Bracken. He was an avid outdoorsman, especially hunting, fishing and trapping. He had a great love for life.

He is survived by his wife Deborah, of New Bethlehem, four children, Kelly Fritz and husband Bill, of Franklin, Amy Hudock and husband Ken, of Church Hill, Maryland, Lewis Stewart, Jr. and wife Bree, of Seminole and Justin Stewart and wife Angie, of Fairmount City; twelve grandchildren, Cody Hudock and wife Raleigh, Tyler Hudock and wife Chelsea, Ryne Hudock, Andrew Fritz and fiancee Jess, Patty Fritz, Mason Hudock, Makenzy Hudock, Malachi Stewart, Greysen Stewart, Cain Stewart, Broghen Stewart and Bella Stewart; five great-grandchildren, Ryder Hudock, Finley Hudock, Harper Hudock, Emery Fritz and Duncan Hudock; a sister, Colleen Murray and husband Larry, of Asheville, North Carolina and a brother, Sherwood Stewart and wife Barbara, of Clarion, and a sister-in-law, Sue Stewart of Stevens City, Virginia, and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

In addition to his parents and first wife Patty, he was preceded in death by a grandson Daniel Fritz and a brother, Danny Joe Stewart.

Friends will be received on Tuesday, December 10, 2019 from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. at the Alcorn Funeral Home in Hawthorn. The funeral service will be held on Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at 11 a.m. at the First Church of God, 418 Brian Lane, New Bethlehem, Pa. 16230, with Pastor John Phillips and Pastor Randy Hopper co-officiating.

Interment will be held in the Oakland Cemetery, Distant, Pa.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the American Heart Association.