Gene P. Newman
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SALISBURY - Mrs. Gene Porter Newman, 91, of Salisbury, passed away Friday, April 4, 2014, at Novant Health Rowan Medical Center.
Born May 23, 1922 in Mount Lebanon, Pa., she was the daughter of the late William Wilson and Katherine Porter. Mrs. Newman was a graduate of Catawba College.
Mrs. Newman was a member of St. Luke's Episcopal Church. She served on the Novant Health Rowan Medical Center Foundation Board and was a homemaker.
Preceding her in death were her husband, Dr. Harold H. Newman Jr.; sister Jody Lombardo; and brother William Porter.
Surviving are her daughter, Jean Glock and husband Earl of Alexandria, Va.; sons Dr. Kevin Newman of Memphis, Tenn., and Hank Newman and wife Judy of Salisbury.
The family would like to thank the staff at Trinity Oaks and Home Instead Senior Care for the wonderful care they provided for Mrs. Newman.
Arrangements: A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Monday (April 7) at Rowan Memorial Park Mausoleum, conducted by Rev. Melanie A. Mudge, Celebrant of St. Luke's Episcopal Church. The family will receive friends following the service.
Memorials: In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 131 W. Council St. Salisbury, NC 28144; Faithful Friends Animal Sanctuary, 220 Grace Church Road, Salisbury, NC 28147; or the
Summersett Funeral Home is serving the Newman family. Online condolences may be made at www.summersettfuneralhome.com.
Summersett Funeral Home, Inc. & Cremation Center - Salisbury
1315 West Innes Street
Salisbury, NC 28144
Published in Salisbury Post on Apr. 5, 2014