Thomas A. Newman

Thomas A. Newman, 80, of 1167 East Eschbach Road, St. Marys, passed away Monday, February 22, 2021, at Penn Highlands Elk, after a lengthy illness.

He was born November 8, 1940, in DuBois, son of the late Anthony and Mary Duda Newman.  Tom was a graduate of St. Catherine High School in DuBois, Class of 1958, a graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania, and he earned his Master’s Degree from Edinboro University.  He had been a resident of St. Marys since 1966, and was a retired teacher, retiring from the St. Marys Area Middle School in 2001.

On August 27, 1966, in the Queen of the World Church, Tom married Maureen E. Neubert, who survives.  He is also survived by a daughter, Suzanne Newman of St. Marys; and by three sons: Thomas W. Newman of St. Marys; Mark A. Newman and his wife Shanti of Charlotte, NC; and Timothy P. Newman of Mt. Lebanon, PA.

In addition to his parents, Tom was preceded in death by his sister, Barbara Newman; and by three brothers: William, Robert, and John Newman.  He was the last member of his immediate family.

Tom was a member of the Queen of the World Church.  He loved to read and he enjoyed hunting and fishing.

Family and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated in the Queen of the World Church on Friday, February 26, 2021, at 12:30 PM, with the Rev. Jeffery Noble, Pastor, officiating.  Burial will follow in the St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery.

Visitation will be held privately at the Lynch-Radkowski Funeral Home.

Memorials, if desired, may be made to the Queen of the World Church, 134 Queens Road, St. Marys, PA  15857 or to the Elk County Catholic School System, 600 Maurus Street, St. Marys, PA  15857.

Vicki (Blair) Showers February 23, 2021 at 4:32 pm

My deepest sympathies to the family. Prayers for Mareen, Tom, Suzy, Mark, and Tim.

Madison Stoltz February 23, 2021 at 8:17 pm

Mr. Newman was a great man. I will always remember his positive attitude and kind smile! He was my favorite substitute teacher in middle school. My deepest condolences to the family.

Ellen Lenze February 24, 2021 at 7:10 am

Dear Maureen and family,

Our prayers and thoughts are with you at this time.

Leo and Ellen Lenze

Susie (Meyer) Weinzierl February 24, 2021 at 9:41 am

One of my favorite teachers at the St. Marys Middle School. Always so very kind.
Extending my most heartfelt sympathies to each of you.

Cindy McGeary February 24, 2021 at 10:50 am

Prayers for the family! I had him as a teacher. RIP Mr. Tom Newman.

Kathy Meyer February 24, 2021 at 11:21 am

Deepest sympathy, you are in my thoughts and prayers.

Diane Stahli February 24, 2021 at 5:52 pm

Prayers for the family, may God be with you.

Dean, Mary, & Ryan Hanes February 25, 2021 at 10:24 pm

So sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers.
With Deepest Sympathy,
Dean, Mary, & Ryan Hanes

Thomas Nissel February 26, 2021 at 5:33 pm

Great guy — thoughts and prayers to family — Aloha

Beverly Rucki February 28, 2021 at 3:25 pm

Maureen and family,
Our deepest and most sincere sympathy. You are in our thoughts and prayers.
Love,
Bev and Jerry

Ed & Jane Sutton March 1, 2021 at 3:47 pm

Maureen,
We just heard about Tom today. He, you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. We pray that God gives you and your family the strength to continue with life in Tom’s absence.

We hope you have been in good health and free of Covid-19.
Ed Sutton Class 1959

Karen Russo (Donachy) March 2, 2021 at 7:57 pm

Mr. Newman was a fantastic, inspirational social studies teacher for very impressionable junior high grade students. He was very skillful in combining history with current events. I tried to incorporate some of his successful teaching examples in my own teaching career. May he rest in peace and his family be consoled by knowing how many young lives he influenced. May God hold all of you in his loving arms.
Karen Donachy Russo “71

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