Donald Lewis Sr.

HARRISON — Donald Lewis Sr., 78, of Harrison, died peacefully Monday night, Feb. 27, at his home with family and friends at his side, after a long battle with lung problems.

Don was the son of William and Doris Lewis of Harrison. He was born on Jan. 7, 1934 in Harrison. He worked for many years, beginning at age 14, for Cy Wheeler and his race horses in Pepperel, Mass. He became a truck driver for Reisner Trucking in Clinton, Mass. He also worked for Table Talk Pies out of Worcester, Mass. He lost his left eye due to a battery blowing up in his face. He then retired from the workforce. He was an ex-race car driver, and a longtime NASCAR fan. His greatest joy was his large and loving family.

He is survived by his loving wife, Lucerne; five sons, Donald Lewis Jr. of Buxton, Clifford of Huntsville, Ala., Richard of Boylston, Mass., William of Plantsville, Conn. and Ronald of Harrison; two daughters, Donna Conley of Raymond and Pamela Vaalente of Windham; two stepdaughters, Tina Osgood of Sebago and Malissa Knight of Harrison; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; three sisters, Arlene Batchelder of Sebago, Dorcas Sturtevant and Imelda Arris of Harrison; and a brother, Philip Lewis of Seamon, Ohio.

He was predeceased by a daughter, Diana; and a son, Michael.

There will be no funeral services. There will be a celebration of life held in the spring with family and friends attending. Time and date to be announced.

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