Annabelle L. Newton, 90, a loving wife, mother and grandmother, of 465 West Washington St., passed away Saturday (Nov. 7, 2015) at the Bradford Manor, surrounded by her family.
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Born Sept. 1, 1925, in Ormsby, she was a daughter of the late Lloyd and Mabel Allen Fee. On Oct. 20, 1944, in the Hill Memorial United Methodist Church, she married Richard H. Newton, who survives.
Mrs. Newton was a 1943 graduate of Bradford High School. She had been employed nights at Zippo Manufacturing, and also worked as a housekeeper for the John Dorn Family at Glendorn. She then worked as a clerk for 18 years in the treasurer's office for the City of Bradford.
She was a member of West Branch United Methodist Church where she taught Sunday School and sang in the choir. She was a member of the Christian Women's Group and the Ladies Mission Group. She had volunteered at Bradford Regional Medical Center Auxiliary.
In addition to her husband of 71 years she is survived by a daughter, Janice (Richard) Repa of Elizabethtown; a son, Greg (Karen) Newton of Bradford; a son-in-law, Ray Newton of Arcade, N.Y.; nine grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, one daughter, Julie Newton; four sisters, Della Ralston, Dorothy Mendell, Winifred Fee and Beverly Walker; and two brothers, Henry Fee and James Fee.
Family will receive friends from 2 to 4 & 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday in the Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes Inc., 33 South Ave. Friends are invited to attend funeral and committal services on Friday at 10 a.m. at the West Branch United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Matt Blake officiating. Burial will be in Allegany Cemetery, Allegany, N.Y.
Memorials, if desired, may be made to West Branch United Methodist Church, West Washington St. Bradford, PA 16701 or the
, 1128 State Street, Suite 301, Erie, PA 16501.
Online condolences may be made at www.hollenbeckcahill.com
Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes Inc.
33 South Avenue
Bradford, PA 16701
Published in The Bradford Era from Nov. 9 to Nov. 17, 2015