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Lewis B. Alston

May 23, 1951 — November 18, 2023

Ocala

 

In Loving Memory of Lewis Benjamin Alston

Lewis went home to be with his Lord and Saviour on Saturday, November 18, 2023.  Born in Glassboro, NJ, on May 23, 1951.  He lived in Lancaster, PA most of his life before moving to Ocala, FL in 2016.   Lewis served in the United States Marine Corp.  He was a Vietnam War Veteran and recipient of the Combat Purple Heart.         

He is survived by his beloved wife of 12 years, Lorraine Brown Alston.  Brother, Arvin Alston.  Sisters, Lorraine Alston, June Green and Loretta Rohrer. HIs four children, Christine Alston, Lewis Alston, Jeremy Alston, and Brandon Alston.   Many loving Grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by his Father, Lewis Alston, his mother, Odetta Richardson Alston, sisters Cinderella Alston and Gertrude Alston, brother Paul Alston and grandson,  Anthony (Tony) Ortiz.

Lewis was currently active in the Marion County, Florida Honor Guard and the World Veteran’s Club.  While in Lancaster he was part of the Red Rose Veteran’s Honor Guard, and the Marine Corps League of Lancaster and he could always be found volunteering his help to Veterans and their families in the community, as well as volunteering as a crossing guard in Lancaster City.  He enjoyed riding his Harley Motorcycle and was an avid scuba diver and loved spending quality time with his family and friends.  

Lewis’ viewing will be at Christman's Funeral Home in Lebanon, PA at 11:00 am followed by his Interment at Fort Indiantown Gap Cemetery on Friday, December 1, 2023.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Marion County Florida Honor Guard or the Red Rose Veteran’s Honor Guard in Lewis’ name.

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Service Schedule

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Viewing

Friday, December 1, 2023

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

Christman's Funeral Home, Inc.

226 Cumberland St, Lebanon, PA 17042

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Funeral Service

Friday, December 1, 2023

12:00 - 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Christman's Funeral Home, Inc.

226 Cumberland St, Lebanon, PA 17042

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Burial

Friday, December 1, 2023

1:30 - 2:30 pm (Eastern time)

Indiantown Gap National Cemetery

60 Indiantown Gap Rd, Annville, PA 17003

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