Friday, 12 March 2010 00:00
Lewis S. “Poppy Lew” Hollins, Esq., died on March 3, 2010. Born in 1911, he was raised in Maryland and New York. He graduated from Brooklyn Law School and was a partner in Hollins, Avrach & Clark. He served in Europe during WWII as a sergeant in Army Intelligence. He found Signal Stat (developer of automobile hazard warning lights and directional signals). He was a member of the National Highway Safety Council and served as a trustee of Temple Beth El of Great Neck.
Beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend, he is survived by and sorely missed by his daughter Peggy and her fiancé Ronald Spiegel; his daughter Elizabeth and her husband Dr. Bruce Gilbert; his grandson Jason and his wife Julianna Gilbert; his granddaughter Danielle Gilbert; and his sister Beatrice Chaprack.
Arrangements were made by Riverside-Nassau North Chapels, Great Neck. Services were held March 5 at Temple Beth El of Great Neck.