Joseph L. Newman

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Joseph L. Newman April 25, 1947 March 2, 2014 Joseph L. Newman, 66, of Altoona died unexpectedly Sunday at his home. He was born in Centre County son of the late Joseph M. and Minnie (Dunlap) Newman. He married Darlene K. Wrye on Sept. 27, 1980, in Bellwood. Surviving are his wife; a son, Cory J., at home; two brothers, Bill Newman, of Milesburg and James (Lois) Mort, of West Decatur; three sisters, Joyce McCloskey, of Centre County, Linda Basom, of Harrisburg and Betty (Merrill) Weller, of Julian; several nieces and nephews; his father- in-law, Edwin Wrye, of Bellmeade; and a special friend of many years, Terry Smith. Joe was a 1967 graduate of Bald Eagle Area High School and a graduate of Penn State University earning a degree in rehabilitation education all while maintaining honors throughout his college career. Joe was owner and operator of the snack shop located at PennDot. He published a book "Space Odyssey" and enjoyed reading, listening to music and spending time with his pets. Joe enjoyed talking and counseling others. He always maintained his sense of humor even through the many obstacles he endured in his life. Joe loved his family and always put their needs above his own. At the request of the deceased, there will be no public visitation, a memorial service will be held at a later date. Arrangements are by Jon C. Russin Funeral Home, Inc. Bellwood.

Funeral Home
Jon C Russin Funeral Home
618 Martin St Bellwood, PA 16617
(814) 742-7203
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Published in Centre Daily Times on Mar. 4, 2014
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