At Lewis Brothers Funeral Chapel our goal is to always provide the highest level of expertise and professionalism in our field. We hope you will find that we have integrity in our pricing of goods and services through our funeral establishment. As our fathers and grandfathers before us, we promise to be fully vested in the goodwill of our community. Below, please find a short highlight of the history of our firm and our path going forward.
In August of 1917, J. Best and George B. Lewis purchased the Joseph Quest Undertaking Company. The business was located on the corner of Church and Main Streets directly south of the Post Office. For several years the concern also operated a furniture business in addition to the mortuary. In 1929 the partnership was moved across the street to the Savoy Building. This building was razed in the late 70’s to make way for the new Palmyra State Bank. Sons of the founders, John B. "Jack" and George M. Lewis, constructed the current building located on the corner of Hamilton and Main Street in 1964. Both Jack and George have served for over 50 years in the funeral industry. Today, the grandsons of the founders David and Steve Lewis continue to operate the family business. An addition and complete renovation of the current building was completed just a few years ago. Lewis Brothers also operated ambulance service in Palmyra and Philadelphia until the Marion County Ambulance District was formed in 1974.
For three generations and over 95 years the Lewis families have served Palmyra and the surrounding communities with caring, dignified funeral services.
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