William (Bill) Michael Lewis, age 83, passed away on Monday, May 30, 2022, at Shore Memorial Hospital in Somers Point, NJ. Bill was born on November 9, 1938, in Philadelphia, PA, to William Madison Lewis and Kathryn Mildred (Woodruff) Lewis. He was a graduate of Northeast Catholic High School, LaSalle University, and University of Wisconsin. Bill also served in the U.S. Army during the early 1960's.
Bill's professional career included positions in government, gaming, banking and real estate. During retirement, he was a longtime member and volunteer at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Somers Point, NJ. He also volunteered at Shore Memorial Hospital and various hospice organizations throughout Atlantic County.
Bill is survived by two sons, William and Michael (Rebecca) Lewis; his daughter, Kristy (Jeff) Bird; five grandchildren (Lydia, Bo, Emma, Sasha and Avery); and Sandra Eckert, his childhood sweetheart who he reconnected with in his later years. Bill had a great sense of humor and was devout in his faith. We will all sadly miss our father and friend.
On Monday, June 6, 2022, family and friends are invited to attend a viewing at Middleton–Stroble & Zale Funeral Home, 304 Shore Rd., Somers Point, NJ, from 8:45 am to 9:30 am followed by Mass at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Somers Point, NJ at 10:00 am. A private burial will follow at Hillside Cemetery in Roslyn, PA.