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Melvin Bernard Lewis

July 26, 1960 June 17, 2019
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Melvin Lewis, 58 years old, passed away after a long struggle with cancer in New York City at Columbia Presbyterian Hospital on the early morning of June 17th, 2019. Melvin was born on July 26th, 1960 in Dublin Georgia to his parents Malachi Lewis (Father) and Susan Lee (Mother). Melvin moved to Newark, NJ at the age of 4 and attended Newark public schools. Melvin was an excellent tennis player and he graduated from Weequahic High School in Newark, NJ. He worked as a chef at various places, including in the Yankee Stadium Press Box.

Melvin had a son with Rebecca Megargel (Kareem Megargel) and also had 3 grandchildren: Isaiah Megargel, Aiden Megargel and Joshua Megargel. Melvin is survived by his siblings: Barbara Jones, Tracey Lewis, Malachi Lewis Jr., Myron Way, Veronica Scott, Devon, Yvonne, Yvette, Rachel, Rochelle, Hakeem Ross and Latanya Ross. Melvin also has a host of Aunts and Uncles. Melvin loved his grandsons very much and would spend as much time with them as he could. They will miss their Pop-Pop very much.

Melvin was preceded in death by: his mom, Susan Lee, and father, Malachi Lewis; and his siblings, Omar Ross, Basheba James, Tracey Miller and Rashaan Ross.

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Visitation

Tuesday

25

Jun

10:00 AM 6/25/2019 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 6/25/2019 11:00:00 AM
Perry Funeral Home

34 Mercer St.
Newark, NJ 07103

Perry Funeral Home
34 Mercer St. Newark 07103 NJ
United States

Funeral Service

Tuesday

25

Jun

11:00 AM 6/25/2019 11:00:00 AM
Perry Funeral Home

34 Mercer St.
Newark, NJ 07103

Perry Funeral Home
34 Mercer St. Newark 07103 NJ
United States

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Location

Evergreen Cemetery Final Resting Place

1137 North Broad Street
Hillside, NJ .

1137 North Broad Street Hillside . NJ
United States
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