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Sonia Lewis (Née Adamschek)

Aug 7, 1946 to Mar 9, 2011

Sonia was born in Comox Hospital to Ernest and Elizabeth Adamschek and lived on a Dairy farm located on the corner of Merville and Howard Road with 5 other siblings. She attended Tsolum School until grade 10, and then went to Courtenay High on Harmston which she graduated from in 1964. She met her husband Richard Lewis in grade 11 and they were married in 1965. After graduation she worked in the CIBC bank on the corner of 5th and Cliffe then later switched to the RBC across the street. Sonia was an avid sports fan, whether participating in her earlier years, or cheering from the sideline. She enjoyed her life, and brought smiles to many.

Sonia is survived by her family of Richard, James (Ashley), Melanie (Jason) Charles. Granddaughters Charley, Addison and Teagan. Brothers Bob [Sharon], Fred, Ernie [Natasha] Adamschek and Sister Maryanne Meredith. In-laws John (Mary) Lewis and numerous fond nieces and nephews. Sonia was predeceased by her mother and father and older sister Dora Krajnc of Campbell River. Sonia was a warm and caring wife, mother and gramma. She lost her courageous battle with Breast Cancer of 14 years and died peacefully at her home on Headquarters Rd. surrounded in love. She will be missed but never forgotten by her family and numerous friends.

If you wish, please make a donation in Sonia’s name to the BC Cancer Foundation. A celebration of her life will be held at 2PM on March 26th in the upper level of the Florence Filberg Centre.


Cremation and Reception Centre

1101 Ryan Road

Courtenay, BC • 250- 334-0707

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