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James M Newell

March 7, 1938 ~ January 7, 2021 (age 82)


James M. Newell, 82, of Newport, NH passed away January 7, 2021 at his home after a long period of illnesses, He sure was a strong fighter.

He was born March 7, 1938, the son of Ronald S. Newell and May (Jordan) Newell of Newport, NH. He was one of seven children.

He is survived by his loving wife Marjory (Thompson) Newell, his son James Newell of Stoddard, NH, daughter Lisa (Newell) Bell and husband Michael of GA, his sisters Joyce (Newell) and Phil Glazier, Joni (Newell) and Bruce Soloman, brothers in law Dan Thompson and Dave Thompson, his 4 loving grandchildren, Andrew Newell and Francis of MD, Adam Newell of MD, Alex Bell of Westmoreland, NH and Aaron Bell of NC. He also leaves behind many loving nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his parents Ronald and May Newell, his brother Ronald Newell Jr. and wife Linda, his sister Janet Bobst and her husband Bob, his brother Richard Newell and wife Shari, his brother William Newell, brother in law Wally Thompson and Charlotte McIntire and his nephew Phil Glazier.

When Jim was young he worked at Benny Sichel’s Farm working with the animals and doing farm related chores. He really enjoyed being around the animals and doing farm work.

He joined the Air Force in 1954 and was trained on airplane sheet metal repair.  He was proud of his service in the Air Force.

After his service he came home and worked with his brother Ronald in the construction industry in MA. After that he went into the welding trades and retired from Melanson’s Fabrication.

Funeral Services will be held at a later time in the Spring.

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