Joy J. (McLean) Newman|
Joy J. McLean Newman, wonderful Wife, Mother, Grandmother and Friend, left us on December 18, 2013. Joy started her working career at Boeing as a mail messenger, where she met the love of her life Harry. Not long after their marriage, they moved to Diablo, where Harry worked as an operator for City Light. Upon their return to the greater Seattle area, Joy worked as a "taco bender" for Taco Time, a real estate agent, for the postal service, and a COLA surveyor. She was a long time Teamster, retiring from Laidlaw bus company as a driver for special needs children. Joy loved the outdoors and bird watching. Joy is survived by her husband of 58 years, Harry, children Carolyn (Kate), Alec (Margot), and Annette (Bill), sister Sylvia, brother Stuart, grandsons Maclean and Dan, granddaughters Julia and Lilli, step granddaughters, Sarah, Rachel, and Emily, nephews Nathan, Martin and Charles. In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to one of her favorite charities - CARE, Mercy Corp or a
. Joy's last message was one we could all use in our lives - Forgiveness.
Published in The Seattle Times on Dec. 27, 2013