Elmore Lewis, M.D., was pediatrician

DOWNEY - Elmore "Ted" Winfred Lewis, Jr., M.D., died on July 25 in Downey, where he lived since 1962.He was born Aug. 24, 1929 in Westchester County, N.Y. He graduated from Bronxville High School in New York in 1947 and from Princeton University with Honors in 1951, where he double majored in English and Psychology. He then attended medical school at New York University, completed his residency at Bellevue Hospital in New York and interned in the U.S. Navy where he met his wife. He was a pediatrician in Downey for 33 years at Gallatin Medical Group. He was predeceased by his father, Elmore W. Lewis, in 1937, and by his mother, Therese (Kelly) Lewis, in 1968. He is survived by his wife of almost 52 years, Bernadine (Pietraschke) Lewis, of Downey; daughters, Lisa Incollingo of Cherry Hill, N.J., and Julie (Chris) Lovejoy of Centreville, Va.; grandchildren, Robert, Joseph and Gregory Incollingo, and Annalise Norris; his only sibling, Barbara Irmischer of Yonkers, N.Y.; and many nieces and nephews. A viewing and vigil service was held at Miller-Mies Mortuary on July 28. A funeral Mass was scheduled for July 29 at St. Raymond's Catholic Church followed by a private interment.

********** Published: July 29, 2010 - Volume 9 - Issue 15