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Joan Safford1

b. 29 September 1931, d. 20 September 1997

Father James L. Safford1 b. April 1875
Mother Jennie D. Unknown1 b. circa 1892
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Family Ardell D. Newton
Children  1. Daniel S. Newton d. 7 Dec 1973
  2. Jodell H. Newton b. c 1954
  3. Pamela Elaine Newton b. c 1955
  4. Amelia S. Newton b. c 1958
  5. Glenn M. Newton b. c 1962
  6. Michelle D. Newton b. c 1963
  7. Heidi Jo M. Newton b. c 1976

Birth* 29 September 1931  Portland, Erie Co., NY1,2 
Married Name 5 October 1951  Newton1 
Marriage* 5 October 1951  Principal=Ardell D. Newton1 
SSN* 20 September 1997  Joan S NEWTON
Birth Date: 29 Sep 1931
Death Date: 20 Sep 1997
Social Security Number: 107-24-3527
State or Territory Where Number Was Issued: New York
Death Residence Localities
ZIP Code: 14787
Localities: Westfield, Chautauqua, New York
Death* 20 September 1997  Hamot Medical Center, Erie, Erie Co., PA1,2 
News/Obit* 22 September 1997  Obituary,
Joan Safford Newton, 65
Member of Fern Rebekah Lodge 484

RIPLEY, N.Y. _ Joan Safford Newton, 65, of Washington Street, Westfield, N.Y., formerly of Ripley, died Saturday, Sept. 20, 1997, at Hamot Medical Center.
She was born in Portland, N.Y., Sept. 29, 1931, daughter of the late James L. and Jane D. Hanan Safford.

She had been employed as a cook and waitress at Larry's Restaurant and the 76 Truck Stop, both in North East, from 1968-1975. She had lived in Ripley until 1996. She was a member of the Ripley United Methodist Church, where she taught Sunday School.

Mrs. Newton was a member of Westfield United Methodist Church. She was a member for more than 40 years of the Fern Rebekah Lodge 484 in Findley Lake, where she was presently serving as treasurer. She was past chaplain of the Rebekah Assembly of the State of New York from 1996-97.

She participated in many leagues at North East Bowling Lanes. She also enjoyed cooking and various crafts.

She was preceded in death by a son, Daniel S. Newton, Dec. 7, 1973; and three brothers, Glenn Safford, Feb. 1, 1993, Raymond Safford, Nov. 29, 1994, and Frederick Safford Sr., May 12, 1996.

Survivors include her husband, Ardell D. Newton, whom she married Oct. 5, 1951; two sons, Jodell H. Newton of Jamestown and Glenn M. Newton of Westfield; four daughters, Pamela E. Lindstrom of Loneoak, Texas, Amelia S. Newton of Jamestown, Michelle D. Hawker of Westfield, and Heidi Jo M. Newton of Niagara Falls, N.Y.; 10 grandchildren, Floyd, Darrell and Sara Lindstrom, Jason, Adrianne and William Owens, Jason and Christina Newton, Pvt. Joseph A. Utegg, and Gretchen Hawker; a great-grandson; three sisters, Jennie Savich of Jamestown, Mary Lamphear of Dunkirk, N.Y., and Mary Safford of Arcadia, Fla.; and several nieces and nephews.

No calling hours will be observed. Funeral services will be at the Mathews Funeral Home, 104 W. Main Road, Ripley, Tuesday at 2 p.m. Private burial will be at the Grahamville Cemetery in North East.

Memorials may be made to Fern Rebekah Lodge 484, Findley Lake, N.Y., 14736; or to the family in care of the funeral home.

Appeared in the Erie Times-News (PA), September 22, 1997


Last Edited 23 Mar 2006

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