Charles James (Jim) Newark, age 83, a loving husband, father and grandfather, devoted family man and true friend to so many, passed away at his home, 811 Beach Avenue, Cambridge Springs, surrounded by his family on Wednesday, February 20, 2013. Jim worked as a Design Engineer and he then worked in the Building Trades in Erie from 1959 until his retirement in 1991. Survivors include his wife, Joan, three children, and nine grandchildren. Visitation will be from 3:00 until 5:00 and 7:00 until 9:00 on Saturday at the Van Matre Family Funeral Home, 335 Venango Avenue, Cambridge Springs, Pa. Funeral services will be held there on Sunday at 3:00 p.m. To send condolences, please visit www.vanmatrefuneralhome.com.
Published in the Erie Times-News on Feb. 22, 2013