John C. Lewis, Jr age 77 of Glassboro passed away Monday, January 27, 2020. John began his career in education teaching at J. Mason Tomlin School in Mantua, NJ and later moved to Clearview Regional High School in Mullica Hill, NJ where he taught Chemistry and coached tennis. John's interests were numerous. He was a Radio Control Airplane enthusiast, an accomplished musician, accordion being his major instrument. He sang in the Senior Choir and directed the Chime Choir at the Mantua United Methodist Church. He was an avid reader of Science Fiction. He loved birdwatching, traveling with Carol in their motorhome and spending time with his beloved family.
John is survived by his loving wife, Carol A. (nee Hirst); children, John H. (Sharon), Scott C. (Jill), Kristie A. Jacoby (Nicholas); grandchildren, Cortland and Nathaniel Lewis and Gianna Jacoby; sisters, Irene Tips (George) and Barbara Buckholz; sister-in-law, Elsie May Lewis; and their families. He was predeceased by his parents, John C. Lewis Sr. and Mildred A. Lewis and brother James L. Lewis.
Family and Friends are invited to visit from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm on Friday, January 31, 2020 at Smith Funeral Home, 47 Main Street, Mantua, NJ 08051. Memorial Service will be held at 1:00 pm. Interment will be private.
In lieu of flowers. Donations may be made to the Music Fund at Mantua UMC, 201 Mantua Blvd., Mantua, NJ 08051 or to Association for Frontatemporal Degeneration, 2700 Horizon Drive, Suite 120, King of Prussia, PA 19406.