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Jeannette M. (Knisbell) Lewis

d. March 22, 2021

LEWIS, Jeannette M. (Knisbell). Of Dorchester, formerly of the South End, died peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family on March 22, 2021 at the age of 97 years.

Beloved wife of the late John S. Lewis.

Loving mother of John Lewis of Abington, Thomas and his wife Joan Lewis of Holbrook, Ronald and his wife Denise Lewis of Dorchester, and Diane Lewis of Quincy.

Cherished "Nana" of Melissa, Andrea, Amy, Maureen, Kelly, Matthew, Nicole, and Laura.

Great-grandmother of Savannah, Summer, Michael, Christian, Kristopher, Courtney, and Evelyn.

Sister of the late Arthur Knisbell, Julia Miller, Frank Knisbell, and Annette Maloof.

Survived by many nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will honor and remember Jeannette's life by gathering for visiting hours in the Murphy Funeral Home, 1020 Dorchester Ave., DORCHESTER, on Thursday, March 25th, from 5-8 P.M.

A private funeral service and private burial in Holbrook Union Cemetery will be held on Friday.

Jeannette was affectionately known as "Nana J" in her beloved Savin Hill and St. William's Parish neighborhood, where she lovingly looked after many of the students from St. William Grammar School.
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Thursday, March 25, 2021

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