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Lewis R. Lancto

September 26, 1962 ~ May 19, 2022 (age 59)

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Lewis Richard Lancto, 59, also known to many as Lew passed away peacefully surrounded by his loved ones on May 19, 2022.
He was born on September 26, 1962 in Springfield, MA to Maureen (Lancto) Caples but spent the majority of his life in Pittsfield, MA where he attended public school. He served in the United States Army where he drove tanks. He later followed his mom and moved to Darlington, SC in 1997.

He loved to ride motorcycles, listen to music and spend time with his family. He was extremely adventurous. Lew was self taught in many things and a jack of all trades. He could build and fix anything his family members asked him to. Lew was also known for teaching the kids everything fun from swimming to riding four wheelers. Lewis was a hard worker and enjoyed his job at Fibers Industry as a drawframe operator. Lewis will be lovingly remembered by his wife Tina Lancto, his dad Dalton Caples, his brothers William Lancto and Randy (Kathy) Lancto, his sister Lori (lan) Newman; his step brother Jay (Teresa) Caples and step sister Tammy Gardner, his bonus sisters Christine Borden and Jean Kazimierczak; three children Michael (Bri) Lancto, Reno (Juan) Lancto and Bryan Zatorski grandchildren Ava, Avery. Briella, Julian, Adalynn, and Robert; his second family Torrence, Myrna, Brittani and Dominic; nieces and nephews Devin, Lindsay, Kru, Tori, Trinity, Camia, Cameron, Jynae, Isaac, Justin; a great deal of great nieces and nephews and loving friends.
Lewis was predeceased by his mother Maureen Caples, granddaughter Brynleigh Zatorski, and nephew Jerel Gadson.

A small intimate gathering will be held for family and friends at the home of his wife on May 21, 2022

Mr. Lancto is entrusted to the care of Kelvin F. Lewis, Funeral Director, and Lewis Crematory & Funeral Services of Myrtle Beach, SC.

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