Audrey M. (Melbourne) Lewis, 81, of Plainville passed away on Friday November 2, 2018 at the Atrium of Rocky Hill. She was the loving wife of the late George N. Lewis. Audrey and George were married on August 4, 1956.
Audrey was born February 26, 1937 in North Haven, a daughter of the late James Westcott Melbourne and Sara Dorothy (Harvey) Melbourne and was a longtime Plainville resident. She was a graduate of Hillhouse High School in New Haven and attended Central Connecticut State University. Audrey had worked as a programmer for Aetna Insurance, retiring after many years of service. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, Frederica Chapter #110 of Plainville as well as the Plainville Choral Society. Audrey enjoyed arts and crafts, needlepoint and was an avid card player, who excelled at Bridge. She loved traveling with her husband George and they had many adventures together. But mostly, Audrey loved spending time with her family at their Cape Cod home, fishing and clamming with her grandchildren. Audrey was a longtime and active member of the Congregational Church of Plainville, U.C.C.
Audrey leaves her sons, Craig H. Lewis of Bristol and Dwight N. Lewis of Burlington, her brother, James Westcott Melbourne, Jr. of Florida and her grandchildren, Christine Lynn Lewis, Melissa Sue Lewis, Steven Donald Lewis and Caitlin Rose Lewis.
Family and friends may gather at the Bailey Funeral Home 48 Broad Street in Plainville on Sunday November 11, 2018 from 2:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. Members of the Order of the Eastern Star, Frederica Chapter #110 of Plainville will gather at the funeral home on Sunday for a service at 3:00 p.m. A memorial service in celebration of Audrey’s life will be held on Monday November 12, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. at the Congregational Church of Plainville, U.C.C. 130 West Main Street. Burial in Eastside Cemetery in Woodbridge will be held privately. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions in Audrey’s name may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association Connecticut Chapter 200 Executive Blvd Suite #4B Southington, CT 06489.
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