Glenn Thomas Newman

Born: Wed., Oct. 20, 1954
Died: Sat., Mar. 14, 2015


Memorial Service

11:00 AM Wed., Mar. 18, 2015
Location: Island Funeral Home


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Glenn Thomas James Newman  
A resident of Manitowaning.
Died peacefully at Health Sciences North, Sudbury on Saturday, March 14th, 2015 at the age of 60.
Born to June (nee Moggy) and Beverly Newman, (both predeceased) at  Little Current, on October 20th, 1954.
Proud father of Keith and Allan (wife Giovana).
Loving grandpa of Katelyn and Gerald.
Dear brother of
Pam (husband Bob Hallet predeceased),
Bob (wife Brenda),
Dan (wife Rhonda),
Perry (wife Gena),
Caroline (husband Steve Kane).
Will always be remembered by his nieces, nephews and friends.
Glenn served his country with the Canadian Armed Forces for several years before leaving to start a family and raise his two sons Keith and Allan, while working in the underground mines in Sudbury, Uranium City Saskatchewan and Elliot Lake. Glenn then left underground mining and moved to southern Ontario and worked in various business sectors with Schneider Meats, Campbell Soups and National Cash Register, before coming home to Manitoulin and finishing out his work career at the Lafarge Quarry, where health issues dictated an early retirement.

Some of Glenn's passions were motorcycling rain or shine, fishing for the sport and the craving of fresh fish that honed his cooking skills. Glenn also enjoyed watching Nascar and was an avid reader of many books of history, mystery and science fiction.
Glenn's love for his family was endless, most proud of his two sons and the blessing of his first grandchild Katelyn and Gerald shortly after.
Glenn had many pets throughout the years, where dogs were always a constant companion, with Izzy always in Glenn's lap.

Cremation with Memorial Service at 11:00 Wednesday March 18, 2015 at Island Funeral Home.
Burial at a later date in Hilly Grove Cemetery.
Donations in Glenn's memory to Northern Cancer Foundation or to Daffodil Terrace (you can donate on line at)  www.canadahelps.org/en/charities/the-northern-cancer-foundation/
or to Northern Diabetes Health Network (Little Current Site) would be greatly appreciated.  If you would like to make a donation you may do it online or bring a cheque payable to the charity of your choice.
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Grant & Nancy
   Posted Mon March 16, 2015
Deepest Sympathies to all of Glenn's family!! He will be truly missed by everyone who knew him! I will miss all of our chats, some serious,and some not at all serious! His sense of humour always gave us a reason to smile!!
R.I.P. Glenn!

Joe and Joyce Holmes
   Posted Mon March 16, 2015
Our deepest condolences to the family. Thinking of all of you at this sad time.

Bill and Maimie Sim
   Posted Mon March 16, 2015
prayers and deepest sympathy to the Newman family.Glen will be dearly missed.
Fond memories will always keep him close to your heart.Hugs.

Barbara Schneider
   Posted Mon March 16, 2015
Going to miss the bantering and laughter! Deepest sympathy to you all. Barb and Andy

Tracey and Michael
   Posted Mon March 16, 2015
We are so very sorry for your loss. Michael and Tracey

Rhonda and Paul
   Posted Tue March 17, 2015
Our deepest condolences to Perry,Gena,Tyler and Family our thoughts are with everyone at this very sad time.
Love Rhonda and Paul

Kim and Andy
   Posted Wed March 18, 2015
Deepest sympathy for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this time.

Jan McMurray
   Posted Wed March 18, 2015
Glenn will be missed by many around town. I will miss his easy smile, his sense of humor and our chats. He was taken far too soon, my deepest sympathies to his entire family. May he rest in peace and walk in the sunshine among the angels forever. To his family, when you look up at the stars always remember the brightest star you see will be Glenn.......he is smiling and watching over you, your Guardian Angel forever.

Williard and Diana Pyette
   Posted Wed March 18, 2015
Our sincere condolences to Glenn's family . May you treasure all the memories dearly.

Diana & Williard Pyette
   Posted Wed March 18, 2015
Our sincere condolences to Glenn's family. May you treasure all your memories together.

Don and Virginia Matheson
   Posted Wed March 18, 2015
Our thoughts are with you. I had a few chances to visit with Glenn while at the Cancer Centre last Fall. Had some good laughs and he spoke highly of his grandchildren. He got to take his fishing trip!

Judy Moggy
   Posted Wed March 18, 2015
My deepest sympathy to Glen's immediate and extended family in their loss. It is very difficult losing a family member and it takes a while to recover, but talk about your memories or write them down. Believe me it helps. He will always be in your heart and above watching over all of you.

Kelly Hicks (Keys)
   Posted Thu March 19, 2015
Sorry for the loss of your brother Carol and family, my thoughts are with you in this difficult time.

Michael and Laurie Addison
   Posted Fri March 27, 2015
We wish to extend our deepest condolences! We hope the many wonderful memories you have of Glenn will help bring you some comfort during this difficult time!

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