John R. "Jack" Newman (1931 - 2017)

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John R. "Jack" Newman, age 85, of 1318 Treasure Lake, DuBois, Pa., died Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017, at U.P.M.C. Mercy Hospital in Pittsburgh, Pa.
Born Sept. 11, 1931, in DuBois, Pa., he was the son of the late Anthony W. and Mary (Duda) Newman.
In 1961, he married Marla (Wiser) Newman. She survives.
Jack was a veteran of the United States Army, having served from 1957 to 1959.
He retired as a teacher at St. Marys Area High School after 33 years of service.
Jack was a member of St. Catherine of Siena Roman Catholic Church. He was also a member of the Pennsylvania State Education Association and the National Education Association. He was an avid reader and woodworker.
Jack is survived by four children: Anthony J. Newman and his wife, Janet of Hollywood, Md., Barbara Ann Skraba and her husband, Ray of Ridgway, Pa., John M. Newman of Wilcox, Pa., and Michael G. Newman of New York, N.Y. He is also survived by a brother, Thomas Newman of St. Marys, Pa., and three grandchildren, Hannah, Jacob and Hunter Newman of Wilcox, Pa.
He was preceded in death by his sister, Barbara Newman; and two brothers, William Newman and Robert Newman.
There will be no visitation.
A memorial mass will be celebrated on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2016, at 10 a.m. from St. Catherine of Siena Roman Catholic Church with Msgr. Richard Siefer as celebrant.
Interment will be in St. Catherine's Cemetery.
Memorials may be sent to the DuBois Central Catholic, P.O. Box 567, DuBois, PA 15801.
Online condolences may be sent to
The Goble-Baronick Funeral Home is in charge of the funeral arrangements.
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Published in The Courier Express on Jan. 19, 2017
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