Markey-Dermody Funeral Home

1774 King Street East, Hamilton, ON


Walter Wilson Lewis

February 27, 1931November 5, 2019
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With sadness we announce the passing of Walter Lewis on November 5, 2019 at Queen's Garden LTC in his 89th year.

Walter was the beloved husband of Carole (Howes), loving father of Brian (Anna) and Susan. Special grandfather to Rachael Mueller and Jordan Davies. Also survived by in-laws Betty and Doug Strong (Hamilton) and Gary Howes (Mt. Hope). He is predeceased by his parents Walter and Olivia Lewis and his siblings Vincent, Ronald, Robert, Franklin and Luella Rolland.

Walter was an employee of Stelco 12-10 Mill for about 30 years and was a member of the Stelco 10-pin bowling league for many years. A special thank you to all the wonderful and amazing staff at Queen's Garden LTC for all the love and compassion you showed to Walt during his time there. Many of you went over and above the call of duty and for that we are forever grateful. God bless you all. Donations in Walter's memory can be made to Parkinson Canada.

Visitation will be held at Markey-Dermody Funeral Home, 1774 King Street E. (at Kenilworth) on Thursday, November 7th from 7pm-9pm. A private family graveside service will be held at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens.


  • Visitation Thursday, November 7, 2019


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Rick Rolland

November 8, 2019

Hi aunt Carole, Brian and Susan.
So,so sorry about uncle Walt. He was such a wonderful and kind man. I just read about his passing now in the Spec and am so sorry we missed the visitation. Perhaps we'll see you at the graveside service. Hope you are all coping well.
Love Rick.

Lia & Nat Famá

November 6, 2019

Brian and Anna. We’re so sorry to hear of the passing of your beloved father. Keeping you in our thoughts and prayers.

Mary Dow

November 6, 2019

Carole, condolences to you and your family on the passing of your husband. Mary Dow

George and Kathy Borcic

November 6, 2019

Walter was the most amazing man, gentle and kind, a wonderful neighbour to have. Sending prayers for the family.

Jeannie Lowry (Lakaski)

November 6, 2019

Hugs and prayers to you Carol and your family. While I lived on Charlotte Street you both were kind and caring neighbors I think of you often . 🌷🌷