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Grace-Jane Newman

December 8, 1926 June 26, 2018
Grace-Jane Newman
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Obituary for Grace-Jane Newman

Grace-Jane Newman, of Fairfield, PA died peacefully at the age of 89, Tuesday evening, June 26, 2018 at the Paramount Nursing Home, Fayetteville, PA where she was fondly known as Gracie for the last six years of her life.

Born December 8, 1928 in Catasauqua, PA she was the daughter of the late Edwin Thomas and Grace Irene (Snyder) McKeever. She was the wife of William R. Newman, of Fairfield, PA to whom she was married for 65 years.

Grace was a member of St. John Lutheran Church of Fairfield where she served on the altar guild. She was a 1952 graduate of Susquehanna University where she was a member of the Alpha Delta Phi sorority. Grace was a teacher in the Fairfield School District for 20 years and a Girl Scout leader for over 10 years. In her free time she enjoyed reading, baking, painting and traveling.

In addition to her husband, Grace is survived by her two daughters, Jane Elizabeth McCalla and her husband Scott, of Ambler, PA, Nancy Miller and her husband Duane, of Gardners, PA, her granddaughter, Krista McCalla, and her nephew, Matthew Shufflebottom, of Tucson, AZ.

A memorial service will be held 11:00 AM, Monday, July 9, 2018 at St. John Lutheran Church, 13 E. Main St., Fairfield, PA, with Pastor Beverly Donnella officiating. Burial will be in the Fairfield Union Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 9:30 AM until the time of the service Monday morning at the church. The Monahan Funeral Home is in charge of the funeral arrangements and online condolences may be made at monahanfuneralhome.com.

In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions be made to St. John Lutheran Church’s Altar Guild, 13 E. Main St., Fairfield, PA 17320.

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Visitation

Monday

9

Jul

10:00 AM 7/9/2018 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 7/9/2018 11:00:00 AM
St. John Lutheran Church

13 E. Main St.
Fairfield, PA 17320

St. John Lutheran Church
13 E. Main St. Fairfield 17320 PA
United States

Service

Monday

9

Jul

11:00 AM 7/9/2018 11:00:00 AM
St. John Lutheran Church

13 E. Main St.
Fairfield, PA 17320

St. John Lutheran Church
13 E. Main St. Fairfield 17320 PA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Fairfield Union Cemetery Final Resting Place

West Main St.
Fairfield, PA 17320

West Main St. Fairfield 17320 PA
United States
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