Ethel G. (Frye) Lewis

By William Snyder Funeral Home | Posted in: William Snyder Funeral Home

Ethel G. (Frye) Lewis, 100, of Irwin, went to be with her Lord and Savior, Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at Golden Heights Personal Care Center, Irwin. She was born February 4, 1917 in Irwin a daughter of the late Adam H. and Anna M. Kontur Frye and was also preceded in death by her husband Arthur W. Lewis, a son John “Jack” Lewis, and siblings Kenneth E. Frye and Hazel Breyer. Her Lord and Savior were first in her life as she was a longtime active member of First Assembly of God Church, Irwin. She would spread God’s Word everywhere she went not only with her own words but by giving anyone who would receive it a religious “tract” containing the good word. She loved her family very much and enjoyed spending time with them. Along with her late husband Art she owned and operated the Isaly’s Stores in Irwin and Norwin Towne Square from 1945 to 1988. She was a former member of the Norwin Art League. Surviving are her children Judith A. Schade and Patricia L Suley and her husband Emil all of North Huntingdon; her grandchildren Judith Stefl, Michelle Lewis, Melissa Rudinsky, Patricia Schade, Laddie (Amy) Schade, David (Jodie) Schade, Jonathan B. (Misty) Suley, and Mark R. (Monica) Suley; thirteen great grandchildren; three great great grandchildren; also nieces and nephews.

Friends will be received from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday and 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the William Snyder Funeral Home Inc., 521 Main Street, Irwin, 724-863-1200, where a funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday with Dr. Michael Goodling and Pastor Cindy Lindow officiating. Interment will follow in Union Cemetery. The family would like to thank the staff of Golden Heights and Promise Hospice for all the kind and compassionate care. In lieu of flowers a contribution can be made to Irwin First Assembly of God, Samaritan’s Purse, or Smile Train. For online condolences please visit

Originally published January 11, 2018.

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