Vivian Louise Montgomery Lewis, age 96 of Sarasota, Florida, formerly of Canonsburg, passed away Tuesday, December 28, 2021 at Beneva Lakes Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center. She was born September 29, 1925 in Mercer County, PA, a daughter of the late John and Hazel Kerr Montgomery.
Vivian was a resident of Canonsburg since 1974, before moving to Florida in 2014. She was a member of the Canonsburg UP Church, served on Session as an Elder, taught bible study and was a member of the arts and craft group. Vivian was actively involved in her community with the Meals on Wheels program in the Canonsburg/Houston area and taking plastic shopping bags and knitting them into quilts for the homeless. Vivian enjoyed jigsaw puzzles, board games and playing cards, but most of all she enjoyed spending time with her family.
On November 25, 1943 she married James “Jim” Lewis, who passed away on July 10, 2014. Left behind to cherish her memory are her daughter Linda L. Houze of Sarasota, FL; sons James E. (Betty) Lewis of Altamonte Springs, FL, John C. (Diana) Lewis of Farmington Hills, MI, R. Jay (Toni) Lewis of Boise, ID, Kevin R. (Debra) Lewis of Canonsburg and Robert S. (Marilyn) Lewis of Montesano, WA; 14 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren and 3 great-great grandchildren; sisters Doris Kilgore of Franklin, PA and Ruth Careless of Mercer, PA and many nieces and nephews. Deceased in addition to her parents and husband are her daughter F. Jane Maguffee, granddaughter Krista M. Maguffee, brothers Walter “Butch” Montgomery and John W. “Bud” Montgomery.
Friends and family are welcome from 2-4 and 6-8 pm on Friday January 7, 2022 in Salandra Funeral and Cremation Services, Inc., Joseph P. Salandra LFD owner/supervisor, Erin E. Jones LFD, 304 W. Pike Street, Canonsburg 724-745-8120. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 am on Saturday January 8, 2022 at Canonsburg UP Church, 112 W. Pike Street, Canonsburg. Everyone please meet at church.
Interment will follow at Woodruff Memorial Park, Canonsburg.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Canonsburg-Houston Meals on Wheels in memory of Vivian Lewis, 102 N. Main Street, Houston, PA 15342.
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