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Lois Newell


1914 - 2015 Obituary Condolences
Lois Newell Obituary
LOIS NEWELL passed away peacefully after 101 years of living and loving life. She was loved by all her family and friends and deeply touched the hearts and lives of everyone she met. She lived selflessly and was always giving of herself in every way to anyone in need. Lois loved people and people loved her. She was born in Fresno, Ca. Dec. 3, 1914 and passed away Dec. 28, 2015 in Riverside, CA where she had lived since 1940. Being the mother of a special needs child and not finding public schooling available, she and her late husband Edwin P. Newell with other parents founded what is now the Association for Retarded Citizens (ARC). She volunteered many hours to help the association become what it is today. She was preceded in death by her daughter Muriel and is survived by her daughter Patricia Fenery, 3 grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren, and 3 great great grandchildren. Services will be January 6, 2016 at 11:00 AM at Arlington Mortuary, 9645 Magnolia Ave., Riverside. Private interment at Olivewood Cemetery.


Published in Press-Enterprise from Jan. 5 to Jan. 6, 2016
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