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Steven David Newman Sr. Obituary
Steven David Newman Sr. was called home on October 21st, 2011, after a 22 month battle with brain cancer. He was born on December 3, 1957 to Margaret and Joseph Newman, graduated from Ambler High school and was a resident of Ambler until his death. Steve worked as a truck driver for Freelance Inc., where he met and married Julie Sundy in 1981. They just celebrated 30 years of marriage on September 12th 2011. Steve went to work for Roadway Package System in 1989 then transferred several years later to Roadway Express, where he drove a tractor trailer. Steve was a dedicated volunteer, and was involved with many organizations, providing over 30 years of service. These organizations include; Ambler Jaycees, Junior Achievement, Montgomery County Youth Aid Panel, Red Bird Ministries, Habitat for Humanity, People to People Student Ambassador Programs, Red Cross Disaster Services. He was on a safety team at Roadway Express, participated in truck rodeos, and was awarded honors for completing over 1,000,000. miles driving accident free. Steve was also very dedicated and active in his church, serving as a Trustee, a Decon, and on the Board of Christian Education. Steve is survived by his wife Julie, three children; Larissa Newman, Steven Newman Jr., and Claudia Abdur-Raqib, a Son-in-Law, Ibrahim Abdur-Raqib, 5 grandchildren; William, Kirah, Azasia, Elijah, and Malakhi, his paternal Uncle Edward Newman and Aunt Josie Newman, 4 sisters, Lavern, Migonette, Sheila, and Priscilla, 1 brother, Joseph Jr(Sonny), 4 sister-in-laws, 6 brother-in-laws, a father and mother-in-law, as well as countless Aunts, Uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday October 29, 2011at 11am. Location: Abington Baptist Church. 1501 Huntingdon Road, Abington Pa.

Published in Montgomery Newspapers on Oct. 28, 2011
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