Robert Jackson Newberry 1936-2019
Windham- Robert Jackson Newberry, 83, of Windham passed away on Saturday, November 23, 2019 in Portland. The son of Robert and Eleanor (Stewart) Newberry, he was born in Hartford CT on August 31, 1936. He attended school in Hartford and graduated from Hartford Highschool. After graduation he served his country in the United States Marine Corp during the Korean War. He served aboard a ship as a radio operator and also traveled extensively during this time around the world on many assignments. After his time in the service he started his own business in Plainville CT with a friend combining their names and calling the business Newgal Manufacturing. Robert also took night classes during that time and earned his associate’s degree.
In 1977 he married Theresa Santillo. He was an assistant scout master for 14 years. He was a very active Veteran joining the American Legion, the Veteran’s of Foreign War, and the Marine Corp League. Bob was very proud of his work as a ski instructor in Killington VT, working with special needs children. He enjoyed antiquing and yard saleing. Most of all Bob enjoyed spending time with his family.
Bob was predeceased by his two brothers, William R. Newberry, and Charles Stewart Newberry.
He is survived by his wife Terry of 42 years, his daughters Debra Keller, and her husband Richard of Southington CT, Lynn LaRoche of Plainville CT, and Diane Fales of Plainville CT, his son Robert Newberry, and his wife Breena of Raymond ME, six grandchildren, and 3 great grandchildren.
Family and friends are invited to attend a time of visitation on Friday, November 29, 2019 from 2-4 PM at A.T. Hutchins Funeral Home, 660 Brighton Ave. Portland. A memorial service will follow at 4:00 PM.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Robert’s memory to the New England Cancer Specialists, 100 Campus Dr #108, Scarborough, ME 04074.
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