Lew was born February 17, 1923 in Canton, son of the late Paul E. and Maude B. (Wilcox) Tillotson. He was one of our few remaining World War II veterans, serving in the US Army in the European Theatre. Lew was a farmer and for many years was the stone cutter for Troy Marble & Granite Works, Troy. He was Baptist by faith and was an Awana leader and church deacon. Lew was also an avid fisherman and coin collector.
Family and friends gathered from 1:00-2:00 pm on Wednesday, July 13, 2016 at the Roberts Funeral Home, Inc. 279 Main St. Wellsburg, NY. The funeral service to honor Lewis’s life was held at the conclusion of the viewing at the funeral home with Rev. James Mott officiating.
Burial will follow in Riverside Cemetery with military honors given.
Memorial contributions may be made in Lewis’s memory to Gideons International P.O. Box 140800, Nashville, TN 37214-0800 or to the charity of your own choosing. Send Condolences At: