Theresa -Newton-Obituary

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Theresa M. Newton

Bangor, Pennsylvania

Mar 28, 1932 – Feb 20, 2018


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Gaffney Parsons Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc - Bangor Obituary

Theresa M. Newton, 85, of Portland, PA, passed away, Tuesday, February 20th, at Lehigh Valley Hospital - Pocono, East Stroudsburg, PA.

Theresa was born in Brooklyn, NY on March 28, 1932, a daughter of the late Adam and Mary (Glougick) Gadzinski.

She was the wife of Albert W. Newton. They celebrated their 44th wedding anniversary last June.

Theresa was employed as a purchasing agent at the former Pocono Medical Center in East Stroudsburg, PA, until retiring. Prior to that, she was employed at Fredwell Industries in Easton, PA. She enjoyed gardening, flowers, crocheting, and volunteering at the Portland Upper Mount Bethel Food Pantry (P.U.M.P)

She was a member of Refiner's Fire Ministry in Portland, PA.

In addition to her husband, Albert, Theresa is survived by three sons, Thomas Riley, husband of Antonia Gabrielli Riley, Craig Newton, husband of Stacy, and Jason Newton and his companion Annetta Gassenheimer, 2 grandchildren Carrie Hunnicutt and William Ackerman, and 9 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by 2 sons Michael and Abraham Riley and 8 brothers and sisters.

Funeral Service will be held at 11 AM on Monday, February 26th at the Gaffney Parsons Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc., 4 Lillian Lane, "Village of Johnsonville", Bangor, PA with Pastor Phil Karaseiwicz officiating. Family and friends are invited to call 10 to 11 AM on Monday, February 26th in the funeral home. Burial will be held at the Fairview Cemetery, Pen Argyl, PA. Online condolences may be offered at

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Refiner's Fire Ministry, Portland, PA 18351.

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Albert, Craig, Jason, and family,
I was so sorry to hear that Terry passed away. She was such a nice person. I will miss seeing her around the neighborhood. My deepest sympathy.

So sorry to find out about Terry's passing. She was so kind to me and my kids. Sending my thoughts and prayers to you and your family.

Albert and Family,
So sorry to hear of Terry's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

Albert, Craig and family. Remembering Terri, her wonderful smile and wit. I will be praying for you and your family.

Albert, Jason, Craig and Family

We were sad to hear about your loss. Terri was a very loving women. I will always remember her beautiful smile and kind ways. She is in peace now and in the presence of the Lord.

Craig and Family,
So sorry for the loss of your Mom. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Craig and family
Sorry to read of your mother's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Connie and Jim Crane