Thomas R. Lewis, Sr.

1934 - 2013


Thomas R. Lewis, Sr. Tom Lewis, age 78 passed away

peacefully in Bellingham on Thursday, May 9, 2013. He was

born July 14, 1934 in Vienna, MD to Russell and Alma Lewis.

He married Angela Mantheiy on May 14, 1966 in Maryland.

Tom served our country in the U.S. Army. He worked for

Campbell Soup in Sacramento,

CA and later moved to Walla Walla where

he owned and operated The Fashion Care Center.

Tom was passionate about baseball and he played,

coached, umpired and watched baseball his entire

life. He could be considered to be the Baltimore

Orioles #1 fan. Tom was always friendly and kind

to others and his greatest joy was being a dad and

grandpa. He was preceded in death by sister Sylvia

Reid and brother David Lewis. He is survived by

his wife of 46 years, Angela, son Tom (wife Trisha)

Lewis and their children Hannah, Thomas, Jenna

and Colby, sisters Pat (husband Art) Wilkerson, Judy

(husband Bobby) Townsend and Della Rae Wheeler.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Church of the

Assumption in Bellingham on Monday, May 20th at 10:30

AM. A celebration of Tom’s life will be held

in Walla Walla later this summer. Memorials

may be made to the DeSales High School Baseball Team,

919 E. Sumach St., Walla Walla, WA 99362 attn: Kim Cox. You may

share memories in the online guestbook at


Kay 2 years, 6 months ago

Tom will be missed by many in Walla Walla. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Vern and Kay Holsclaw


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