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Shannell Marie Lewis

April 30, 2011

Shannell Marie Lewis, 18, of West Enterprise Street, Glen Lyon, passed away into eternal rest on Saturday, April 30, 2011, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.

Shannell was born on February 5, 1993, in Kingston, a daughter to Stacey Edmonds of Glen Lyon and the late Michael Lewis.

She attended Nanticoke High School.

No matter where she was in life or who she met, she always left her footprints. She had a love for animals. Shannell greatly enjoyed being surrounded by all of her friends and family.

She was preceded in death by her great-great-grandmother, Wanda Violet Crake.

In addition to her mother, Stacey Edmonds, and her mother’s longtime companion, Thomas Bonczewski Sr., she is survived by her sisters, Shantel Lewis and Danisha Edmonds; brother, Thomas Bonczewski Jr.; great-grandparents, Charles Kelly and Marie Kelly, both of Wilkes-Barre; grandparents, Karen Kelly, Wilkes-Barre, and Patrick Blaine, Larksville; step-grandparents, Leon and Theresa Bonczewski of Glen Lyon; aunts, Michelle Stiner and husband, Harold, Plains Township, Joann Lewis, Holly Kelly and Sherry Kelly, all of Wilkes-Barre; uncles, Robert Kelly, Swoyersville, and Joseph Kelly, Wilkes-Barre; as well as several great-aunts and uncles, and numerous cousins who loved her as her own.

Friends and family of Shannell are invited to attend a memorial viewing from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the George A. Strish Funeral Home, 211 W. Main St., Glen Lyon, with a blessing service to be held at 7 p.m. Private interment will be held at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the S.P.C.A. of Luzerne County, 524 East Main St., Fox Hill Rd., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702.

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