MacRae, Lewis Alexander

April 01, 1935 ~ June 27, 2020

MacRAE, Lewis Alexander – At Bluewater Health, Sarnia on Saturday, June 27, 2020, Lewis Alexander MacRae of Sarnia passed away at 85 years. Lewis was predeceased by his wife Edith Norah (nee Underwood, 2011). He will be missed by his children James Lewis MacRae of Sarnia and Karen Ann (Brent) Mitchell of Edmonton, Alberta. Fondly remembered by grandchildren Jackie Mitchell of Edmonton, Alberta and Miranda MacRae of Kingston and his three great-grandchildren Liam, Kinnly and Lydia. Survived by his brother Duncan (the late Donelda) MacRae of Brigden. Predeceased by his sister Barbara (David) McDonald of Glencoe, 1 niece, 2 nephews, parents Peter (1990) and Elizabeth (nee Crawford, 1985) MacRae. Sincere appreciation to Fiddick’s Nursing Home for their care and compassion during the past year.

Funeral Details
A private Family visitation and service will take place at STEADMAN BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME, Brigden followed by an Interment at Bear Creek Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, sympathy may be expressed through donations to Shriners Hospital for Children – Canada (cheques mailed to the funeral home)

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  1. Duncan, Karen and Jim.
    Paul and I are so sorry to hear of Lewis’ passing. He regularly visited our home and we so enjoyed gifts from the garden his stories and sense of humour. We spent much time with Lewis and Edith treasuring their wisdom, stories about their families and lives well lived. Above all we are grateful to have known Lewis and his bride.

  2. Jim, Duncan and family,
    I’m truly sorry for your loss. I’m glad I was able to be a pain in Louie’s neck for the time he was one of my residents at Fiddicks. He always had a smile and a joke for me, even when he knew I could see through what he was trying to hide. I will miss this man. Please accept my condolences and know that he has a special place in my heart.

  3. Dear Jim and Karen So sorry to read about the loss of your father.. Chas and I had many conversations with Lew and your mother also- whether for repair work on his equipment or collecting for Diabetes. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.

  4. So sorry to hear about Lewis. I will miss hearing him come into the office and say How ya doin cuz
    He had great joke and story. I will miss him deeply

  5. The world just lost another wonderful soul. Uncle Louie always brought fun and light when ever he was around.I will always remember how much loved to teased my grandmother when she was alive. He will be greatly missed.

  6. My sincere condolences to the families. Lewis was a member of my Masonic Lodge and I had the pleasure of chatting with him on the phone over the past couple of years. He regaled me with stories of fellows, and how much he enjoyed being a Shriner. He will be remembered at our November Remembrance ceremony.

  7. Duncan and family our condolences to you at this time. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. From The Hendrick’s and Hunter Johnson

  8. Duncan Jim and Karen and Families
    My deepest sympathies to you. You will miss him deeply but remember the fun guy always joking and teasing.
    Shiela Wright

  9. Duncan, Jim, Karen and all of the family – Please accept our sympathies on the passing of Lewis. In this troubled time, John and I will not be able to see you but our thoughts are with you.
    Doreen and John Wahl

  10. Our deepest sympathy to all the family. May memories help ease the pain of the grief you are experiencing at this sad time.

  11. Dear Duncan, We were so sorry to hear of the loss of your brother. May God’s love bring you comfort during this difficult time. Please accept our condolences! Leslie & Frank Vye

  12. My thoughts are with you Jim and Karen and the rest of the family during this difficult time.

  13. Was so sad to hear this, this morning. I loved you so much Uncle Louie and will miss you…RIP

  14. Our deepest sympathies Dunc. You are an amazing brother and were a devoted caregiver to him.