NEWTON, CATHERINE R.
Catherine R. Newton, age 94 of Bridgeport entered into eternal rest Sunday, October 6, 2013 in the comfort of her home surrounded by her loving family and friends. Born in Durham, NC to the late William and Candice Garner Rogers, Catherine has been a resident of Bridgeport since 1941. She was a disciple of Messiah Baptist Church for over fifty years and a member of the Sr. Choir for forty-one years. In addition to her parents her husband George Newton predeceased her. Survivors include a son, George Newton, Jr. of NJ; four daughters, Shirley A. Newton, Georgette Fountain, Rose M. Lopes and Nancy Newton all of Bridgeport; seven grandchildren; eleven great-grandchildren and a host of nephews, nieces, cousins, other relatives and friends. Funeral services will be held Saturday, October 12, 2013 10:00 AM at Messiah Baptist Church, 210 Congress St., with Rev. Betty L. Fludd, Associate Minister, officiating. Interment will follow in Park Cemetery, Bridgeport. Friends are invited to the viewing Saturday from 9:00 - 10:00 AM at the church. See www.mortonsmortuary.com
Published by Connecticut Post on Oct. 10, 2013.