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Born: Aug 08, 1953

Date of Passing: Aug 28, 2021

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1953 – 2021

With broken hearts, we announce the passing of our beloved husband, father and grandfather, Lewis Patrick Egan on August 28, 2021 surrounded by his family and after a lengthy illness.
Lew was born in Brandon, Manitoba on August 8, 1953 to Terry Egan and Teresa O'Sullivan. He was the second oldest of eight children and the oldest son.
After moving to Winnipeg in 1965, he completed his education at St. Ignatius School, St. Paul's High School and St. Paul's College. Married Anna Manteuffel in 1975 and together they were gifted with five beautiful children, Christian (Shelley), Cailin, (Mark), Kerri (Wayne) and Erin (Steven). He was predeceased by his son Ryan Patrick, as well as his parents. He is also survived by his pride and joy, his five grandchildren, Kaleigh, Aidan, Julia, Rylan and Kinley, as well as his seven brothers and sisters and their families.
Lew spent over 30 years working in senior management positions for Manitoba Public Insurance Corporation and after retiring (the first time), went to work for the Emergency Measures Organization, where he made many lasting friendships.
He was an avid sports fan and coached his children in both hockey and soccer. He also spent 27 years as a softball umpire, including games on a national level.
He was a man of great faith and served his church of St. Vital Parish for over 40 years as a lay minister, on a board of the St. Vincent de Paul Society, the Parish Council, the Archbishop's Parochial Council and as a Grand Knight of the Bishop Grandin Knights of Columbus.
He enjoyed family game nights, fishing, travelling, holidays at the lake, his sports pools, dinners out with friends and loved the music of the 60s – a love which he passed on to some of his children.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Vital Parish on Tuesday, September 7 at 10 a.m., Fr. Mark Tarrant presiding.
Livestreaming link can be found on the parish website.
Interment will be at Assumption Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, Lew would want donations made to the Children's Hospital Research Foundation.

We can no longer see you with our eyes
Or touch you with our hands
But we will feel you in our hearts Forever.
- Love you forever and always Lew

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As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Sep 04, 2021

Condolences & Memories (13 entries)

  • I had the pleasure of working with Lewis for many years at MPI. He was a kind and caring man. My condolences to his family. - Posted by: Pam Leverick (Previous co-worker ) on: Sep 09, 2021

  • Sincere condolences are extended to Anna & the Eagan Family during this time of loss. Rest In Peace Lewis. - Posted by: Bob Woroschuk (Former work associate) on: Sep 07, 2021

  • My heartfelt sympathies to you Anna, and the family at this time. I was so sorry to read of Lewis's passing. Take comfort in your fond memories of him. - Posted by: Brenda Locke (Friend) on: Sep 07, 2021

  • Our deepest and sincerest condolences to the Egan family. We remember Lewis as a kind, spirited and faith-filled alumnus. We pray for the repose of Lewis’ soul. Rest in peace, Lewis – you will be dearly missed and remembered. - Posted by: St. Paul's High School (Alumnus) on: Sep 07, 2021

  • Lewis was a kind man, devoted to his family, the community and co-workers alike. It was a pleasure to work with him during his career at MPI. Sincere condolences to family and close friends. Gerry Montanti - Posted by: Gerry Montanti (Friend) on: Sep 07, 2021

  • Anna and family, Roy and I are so saddened to hear of Lewis's passing. He truly was a kind man. Although we didn't always see you, we thought of you often and a memory of camping with so many funny events. May the dear Lord keep you in His arms as you go through this painful time. - Posted by: Sharon Naurocki (friend) on: Sep 06, 2021

  • Happy trails, Lew. - Posted by: Judie Perry (in law) on: Sep 05, 2021

  • I remember spending a lot of time with the Egan cousins especially during my teens. It has been too many years since I have seen this side of the family. My sincere condolences to Anna and to the entire Egan clan. - Posted by: Jo-Ann Perrin (nee Poirier) (Second cousin) on: Sep 04, 2021

  • My deepest to the family. - Posted by: Valerie Boddis (co-worker) on: Sep 04, 2021

  • Oh, where do I start? I have so many great memories of Lew. I went to school with, and became best friends with his nephew Andy. Lew was there to cheer us on at school events, and was always such a great person to talk to at family parties. My most recent, and most cherished memories of him are when we would play cards at Andy’s house every Friday night, prior to the pandemic. Lew, you were a great man, and a huge source if inspiration to me. I am a better person for having known you. I take comfort knowing that you are at peace in Heaven. - Posted by: Patrick McInnis (Family friend) on: Sep 04, 2021

  • Anna and family, News reached us today of the sad passing of Lewis and we wanted to send our sincere condolences. We remember Lewis as a kind and considerate man. Paulette and Charlie Scott, Victoria - Posted by: Paulette and Charlie Scott (Second cousins) on: Sep 04, 2021

  • I remember Lewis as a man of deep faith and gentle spirit. He served his God and his church with dedication and kindness. I pray for the repose of his soul and divine comfort for Anna, his children and all who knew and loved him. He will be greatly missed as he enters his eternal home surrounded by the Saints and Angels. - Father Colin - Posted by: Father Colin Peterson (former priest) on: Sep 04, 2021

  • Lewis was my first Supervisor at MPI in the Bodily Injury department. We also shared a love of sports and sports pools with a lot of good nature ribbing. Lewis also umpired many of my slow pitch games which was always a topic of discussion the next day at the office. Lorna and I would like to send our condolences to the family. - Posted by: Gary Schulz (Colleague/friend) on: Sep 04, 2021

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