The Journal Register (Medina, NY)


December 27, 2012

Jack W. Newton


Jack W. Newton, 81, of Shelby, entered into rest on Christmas Eve, Monday, December 24, 2012 in the Medina Memorial Hospital after a long illness. Born on October 27, 1931 in Alabama, NY, Jack was the son of the late Ellis and Edna (Kyle) Newton.
He was a Korean War veteran who served in the U.S. Army from 1951-1954. He married the former Norma Jean Goldsmith in Medina on September 8, 1956. Jack worked as a logger for many years. He liked to spend most of his time hunting, fishing and trapping or just about anything outdoors.
Survivors include his wife, Norma Newton; three sons, John (Tammy), David and Thomas (Vicki); six grandchildren and one great-grandson; three brothers, Ellis (late Mary Lou), Frank (Laurie) and Melvin (Betty); a sister, Jenette (late Peter) Roborge; also several nieces, nephews; and his good friend, Russell Duffield.
There will be no prior visitation. Military honors will be accorded by members of the Butts-Clark Post #204, American Legion and the Lincoln Post #1483, VFW on Saturday at 11 AM at the Cooper Funeral Home, 215 W. Center St., Medina. A time of Fellowship will follow at the Alabama & Basom United Methodist Church, 1392 Church Street Alabama, NY 14013. Burial will be in the spring at Millville Cemetery.
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