- January 1, 1945 - January 11, 2014
of Linda's Passing
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Mrs. Linda Lee DeWitt Lewis, 69, of Groton, MA, died Jan 11, 2014 at her residence in Groton.
She was born to the Leroy and Catherine (Boxxe) DeWitt , January 1, 1945, in Pooler, GA. Linda graduated from Groves High School in 1963 and she past all of the Massachusetts mandated Child Daycare Courses. She married Robert James Lewis July 6 1968, and they lived together in Groton, MA.
Linda was a Day Care Provider from 1988 until she retired in 2013 and was passionate about making a difference in the lives of her day care children. She never forgot the children's birthdays or Christmas Gifts and each day they make some small project to bring home. When the children would leave Day Care to enter Kindergarten she would give the parents a Scrap Book of their early childhood time spent in her daycare. The Scrap Book contained three or four years of pictures, hand and foot prints, crawling, walking, interaction with the other children, Birthday Parties, Christmas Times around the tree, sledding in the snow, riding bicycles, and daily walks. The Scrap Book covered from the Childs first day of Day Care to the last day.
Linda was an active member of Pooler First Baptist Church and later the Groton First Baptist Church.
Linda is survived by husband Robert, four children: Erica and (Robert) McLellan of Pepperell, MA; Brian and (Kathleen) Lewis of Ayer, MA; Danielle and (Brian) Hogan, of Manchester, NH; and Owen Lewis of Groton, MA; six grandchildren Caleb & Taylor McLellan; Sabrina & Sawyer Lewis; Michael & Joshua Hogan; and a special step grandson, Seth Newell. She is also survived by her mother Catherine DeWitt of Pooler, GA.; sister JoAnn Bland of Orange Park, FL; brothers: Roy Dewitt of Bloomingdale, GA; and David Dewitt of Pooler, GA.
Visiting Hours will be held Wed Jan 15th 2-4pm and 6-8pm at Badger Funeral Home, 45 School St. Groton, MA, Services will be held at Badger Funeral Home on Thursday, Jan 16, 2014 at 11am. Burial will take place at Groton Cemetery following the services.