Ellen M. Lewis

-JULY 30, 2013

July 31, 2013

Ellen Marie (Witt) Sperry Lewis, originally from Hancock, Md., passed away Tuesday, July 30, 2013, at Williamsport Nursing Home in Williamsport, Md.

Mrs. Lewis was born in Eckhart Mines, Md. She was the daughter of the late George Witt Sr. and Marie Witt. 

She was preceded in death by her husband, John Lewis; and one brother, Charles Witt.

Ellen is survived by three children, William Sperry and wife, Joyce, of Glen Burnie, Md., Russell Sperry and wife, Joyce, of Hancock, and Della Gleeson and husband, Warren, of Cable, Ohio; sister, Kathleen Anderson and husband, James, of California; brothers, Paul Witt and Howard Witt, both of Leesburg, Fla., and George Witt of Paoli, Fla.; nine grandchildren; and a number of great-grandchildren.

She was a former member of St. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Cumberland, Md., and St. Michael's in Frostburg, Md.

The family will receive friends Friday, Aug. 2, 2013, from 9 to 11 a.m. at Durst Funeral Home, 57 Frost Ave., Frostburg, where funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. The Rev. Gregory Chervenak will be celebrant.

Interment will be in St. Michael's Cemetery, Frostburg.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Washington County, 747 Northern Ave., Hagerstown, MD 21742.

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