Henry T. Newton Jr.

Henry T. Newton Jr.

ROCHESTER - Henry T. Newton Jr., 85, faithful husband of Rosilda "Bea" Newton for 63 years, was called home to our Lord Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013.

Born on March 2, 1927, in Detroit, Mich., he was the son of Henry and Pauline (Drew) Newton. Henry proudly served in the United States Army. In 1949, he married Bea and they moved to Gonic where they raised five children.

Henry looked forward to his daily short drive for a morning cup of coffee and socializing with his niece, Shari Munroe, and her husband Bob, along with his friends at Dunkin' Donuts and other local restaurants. In his memory we ask that you take a moment to sit down and have a cup of coffee and a nice conversation with a friend or a loved one.

He is survived by his wife and family: a daughter, Jane Waisanen and her husband, Terry; a son, Cliff and his wife, Bonnie; two sons, George and Gary; seven grandchildren, Kris Riley, Kari (Riley) Brodie, Jason Newton, Erica Newton, Matt Waisanen, Dawn Waisanen and April Waisanen; five great-grandchildren; a brother, Richard Newton; a sister, Reita Jasper and several nieces and nephews.

Besides his parents, Henry was predeceased by his daughter, Nancy Riley and his two brothers, Carl Newton and George Newton.

He will be missed by his family and friends who enjoyed his generosity and humor.

There will be no calling hours. Memorial donations may be made in Henry's name to a . An interment service will be scheduled in the future at the convenience of the family at Mount Calvary Cemetery in Gonic, N.H. Arrangements are under the direction of Purdy Memorial Chapel, 2 Concord Road, Route 4, Lee, N.H. To sign our online guest book, please go to www.purdyfuneralservice.com.

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Published in Fosters from Feb. 26 to Mar. 2, 2013