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William E. Newton

Rhinebeck- William Elbridge Newton, 80, a longtime resident of Rhinebeck, NY, passed away on Wednesday, July 24, 2013 at his residence.

He was born on June 8, 1933 in New York, NY, the son of the late Carl E. and Mary (Barrow) Newton.

Mr. Newton attended Hunter College and Harvard University. Prior to his retirement, Bill was a Professor of science for various educational institutions.

He is survived by his brother, Thomas E. Newton of Manchester, NH, and several nieces and nephews. His sister, Sallie Newton Calhoun VanItallie of Old Lyme, CT passed away December 29, 2012.

Calling hours will be held from 5 to 8 PM on Sunday, July 28, 2013 at the Dapson-Chestney Funeral Home, 51 W. Market St., Rhinebeck, NY 12572.

A funeral service will be held at 10:30 AM on Monday at the funeral home, with Rev. John Williams of the United Methodist Church of Rhinebeck officiating.

Interment will follow at the Rhinebeck Cemetery.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Dapson-Chestney Funeral Home, 51 W. Market St., Rhinebeck, NY 12572.

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Published in the Poughkeepsie Journal from July 27 to July 29, 2013
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