Nettie V. Lewis, 103

OSWEGO, NY – Nettie V. Lewis, 103, a former resident of County Route 25 in the town of Oswego, passed away Thursday December 11, 2014, at St. Luke Health Services.

Nettie V. Lewis
Nettie V. Lewis

Mrs. Lewis was born in Oswego, the daughter of the late John J. Murray Jr. and Julia “Nettie” (Ellis) Murray.

She was a former “Miss Oswego.”

She was the wife of the late Colonel James N. Lewis, who died in 1986.

She is survived by two sons, James V. Lewis of Batavia and Edward J. Lewis of Hannibal; a daughter, Christine Clancy of Clay; eight grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to her husband, she was predeceased by a daughter, Dawn Lewis; six brothers, Clarence, Lawrence, Herman, Ernest, Raymond and Wilfred Murray; two daughters-in-law, Bonnie (Axtell) Lewis and Jean Ann (Spath) Lewis; and a niece, Barbara Van Housen.

She was a communicant of St. Mary’s Church.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, in St. Mary’s Church, 103 W. Seventh St., Oswego.

Burial will be in St. Peter’s Cemetery.

There will be no calling hours.

Arrangements are in care of the Dain-Cullinan Funeral Home, 112 E. Second St., Oswego.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Disabled American Veteran’s charity at