Charles W. 'Chuck' Newman
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Charles W. "Chuck" Newman, 81, of Slippery Rock, formerly of Turtle Creek, passed away at 6:15 a.m. Wednesday at his home following an extended illness.
Born Sept. 27, 1929, in McKees Rocks, he was the son of the late Marion and Ruth Byers Newman.
He was a Catholic.
He was a veteran of World War II and the Korean War, serving in both the U.S. Army and the Marine Corps.
He was a past commander of the VFW Post 207 in Turtle Creek and also past seam squirrel 19 Military of the Cooties. He was a life member of the American Legion Post 117 and the VFW Post 249. He was a life member and vice commandant of the Bantam Marines 675 Military Order of the Devil Dogs 213, Southwest Division of Western Pennsylvania.
He retired as a psychiatric aide at the Veterans Hospital on Highland Drive, Pittsburgh.
He is survived by his loving wife, Mary Noel Newman, who he married April 22, 1950, and who he loved dearly. Also surviving are one son, James Newman of California; one sister, Mrs. Charles (Betty) Schmidt of Turtle Creek; and one brother, Herbert Newman of Virginia.
He was preceded in death by one sister.
NEWMAN - Friends of Charles W. "Chuck" Newman, who died Wednesday, July 13, 2011, will be received at the William F. Young Funeral Home, 132 Main St., West Sunbury, from 6 to 8 p.m. today. A blessing service will be at the funeral home at 11 a.m. Friday with Father James Bedillion of St. Alphonsus Parish officiating.
Burial with full military orders by the VFW Post 249 and the Lyndora American Legion Post 778 will be in Greenlawn Burial Estates.
Published in Butler Eagle on July 14, 2011