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Elliott Lewis, 84, and Barbara Lewis, 82, of Hanover, NH, died Sunday, March 15, 2009 at their home.

Elliott was born May 15, 1924 in New York City, the son of Maurice & Lily (Fischer) Lewis. He was raised in New York City, graduating from DeWitt Clinton High School, then the Wharton School of Business at University of Pennsylvania. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II and had been owner of Fischer and Company in New York City. He was a certified financial planner and registered representative for Advisory Group Equity Services of Reading, MA. Elliott enjoyed skiing and sailing,was a lifelong New York Giants fan and converted Boston Red Sox fan.

Barbara was born March 11, 1927 in New York City; the daughter of George & Fay (Pavell) Levine. She was raised in Queens, NY, graduating from Forest Hills High School, and Smith College. Barbara had first been a homemaker and then assistant to the curator of Primitive Art at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in NY for many years. A classical pianist, she enjoyed fine art, making quilts and afghans, listening to opera, and also been an interior designer.

Elliott and Barbara were married on June 5, 1949, and had lived in Manhasset, NY, Wilmington, VT, New York City, and Woodstock, VT before moving to Hanover, NH in 1998.


Survivors include their sons, Mark Lewis and his wife, Diane of Boulder, CO, and Spencer Lewis of Bethel Gilead, VT, daughters- in-law Beth McKinney of Montpelier, VT and Rose Loving of Tunbridge,VT; grandchildren, Stephen Lewis of Boulder, CO, Sage Lewis of Portland, ME, and Ariana Lewis of Bethel Gilead and Montpelier, VT; Barbara's sister, Eleanor Zuckerman, PhD of San Francisco, CA; nieces, Laura Zuckerman of Oakland, CA and Lisa Gamshad of San Francisco, CA.

A memorial celebration of life will be announced at a later date. There are no calling hours. Contributions in their memory may be made to:SafeArt-Healing Arts for Women, PO Box 251 Chelsea, VT 05038. Private online condolences may be left at Arrangements by the Day Funeral Home in Randolph, VT.