John R. Lewand, 93, of Staten Island, passed away peacefully on January 7th, 2023. He was the beloved husband of Barbro for over 72 years; loving father of his three children, Susan, Steven, and Victoria and cherished grandfather of Jessica, Barbara, and Kimberly.
John was born in Brooklyn, NY and raised in the Bensonhurst area, he graduated from Lafayette High School. He worked for the Daily News as a dispatcher and driver for over 40 years. In his spare time, he was an avid collector of collectible toy cars and pins. He enjoyed spending time watching old black and white films and most importantly spending time with his wife who he loved from the age of 19 years old; A love story that most only dream of experiencing. He will be deeply and incredibly missed for all the smiles and laughs he gave during his life and the love he had for his family.