Frank E. (Pat) Lewis passed away at Stanford Medical Center on Friday, January 8th at the age of 85 years. Pat, as he was affectionately known, was a native of San Jose, a graduate of San Jose Schools, and a veteran of both WWII and the Korean War, serving with the U.S. Army in the Pacific Theater in WWII. Pat and his late spouse Ramona “Mona” moved to Hollister 59 years ago when he established Hollister Tire & Battery. As a resident of San Benito County he was a parishioner of Immaculate Conception Church; a member of and twice Exalted Ruler of Hollister lodge No. 1436 B.P.O.E.; a member of the V.F.W. Post No. 9242, Bolado and Ridgemark Golf Clubs, the SIRS and Gourmet Club, and a former member of Hollister Rotary, the I.C.F., and the Lions Club. Pat enjoyed playing Pedro with his buddies at Ridgemark as well as the challenging games on his computer. He loved to hunt, fish, attend the 49-er games beginning when they played at Kezar Stadium, the travels he had with his late wife Ramona, and family gatherings.
He is survived by his children Daniel Lewis (spouse Sondra) of Fresno, Denise Scatena (spouse Fred) of Hollister, and Karen Herrera of Elk Grove. CA.; his brother Don Lewis (Spouse Dee) of San Jose, sisters Sharon Bournazian of San Jose and Stephanie Bournazian of Paso Robles. Pre-deceased by sister Shirley Kemp. Survived by his eight grandchildren Lisa Gavin, Melanie and Michelle Saling, Matthew and Melissa Herrera; Fred, Ryan, and Danielle Scatena; twelve great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. Friends are invited to a Mass of The Resurrection and celebration of Pats life followed by a Memorial Service by the Hollister Lodge No. 1436 B.P.O.E. at Immaculate Conception Church 7290 Airline Highway, Tres Pinos on Friday Jan. 15th beginning at 10:00 A.M. A reception will follow. Private interment with military honors will be held at a later date at San Joaquin National Cemetery, Santa Nella. Contributions are preferred to the Heart Fund or Cancer Society c/o the mortuary chapel.
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