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Rev. Joseph A. Newell

The Rev. Joseph A. Newell, S.J., of Manresa Hall, 261 City Ave., Merion Station, died Friday.

He was the beloved son of the late Michael and Ellen Cannon Newell.

He is survived by five siblings, Michael Newell, James Newell and wife, Peggy; Sister Ann Newell, I.H.M.; Sister Catherine Newell, S.S.J.; and Eleanor Hofkes; nieces and nephews.

He was also preceded in death by a sister-in-law, Mary Newell; and a brother-in-law, Francis Hofkes.

Reverend clergy, religious, relatives and friends are invited to his concelebrated Mass of Christian Burial on Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. in St. Matthias Church, 128 Bryn Mawr Ave., Bala Cynwyd. Interment, SS. Peter and Paul Cemetery, Springfield, Delaware County.

The viewing will be Tuesday, 2 to 4:30 p.m., at Manresa Hall, and Wednesday, 9 to 10:30, at St. Matthias Church. Donations in his memory may be sent to Jesuit Seminary Guild, 7400 York Road, Baltimore, MD 21204.
Published in Scranton Times on July 26, 2010
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