Thomas Eugene Newell

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Jan. 19, 2013

Thomas Eugene Newell, age 62, of Noxen, passed Saturday, January 19, 2013 at the Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, Plains Township.

Mr. Newell was born in Harveys Lake on March 15, 1950 and was the son of the late Hiram and Alice Kraft Newell.

Thomas graduated in 1968 from Lake-Lehman High School and was a member of the Greater Pennsylvania Carpenters Union. He enjoyed going to the casino, hunting, motorcycling, the outdoors, camping and gardening. He also enjoyed spending time with his three children. Tom "tough guy" loved hanging out with friends and having good times, always making people laugh.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Mary May, and a brother, Ted Newell.

Mr. Newell is survived by daughters, Cloe Newell and LeAnn Tinna and her husband, Brett, both of Tunkhannock; son, Tommy Newell of Tunkhannock; brothers Ed Newell of Harveys Lake, Dick Newell and his wife, Joanne, of Vernon, and Jim Newell and his wife, Donna, of Harveys Lake; sisters Eleanor Eastwood of Tunkhannock and Joan Ely of Beaumont; grandchild, Kynzi Newell.

Private funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family from the Curtis L. Swanson Funeral Home, Inc., corners of routes 29 and 118, Pikes Creek.

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Published in Times Leader on Jan. 21, 2013
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