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Donna Lee (Dawson) Newman

July 14, 1942 ~ May 24, 2017 (age 74)

Donna Lee Newman, 74, of Grindstone, PA, passed away on Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at home.

She was born July 14, 1942 in Daiseytown, PA, the daughter of Raymond and Florence Dawson.  In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her daughter, Geri Newman; three brothers, Eugene, Robert and Ray Dawson and sister, Thelma Porterfield.

Donna worked for many years in the meat department at Pechin’s.

She will be sadly missed by her three children, Thomas Newman and wife, Star Junction, PA, Kenneth Newman, Grindstone, PA and Tammy Bailey, Grindstone, PA; niece Sherry Jurik and nephews, Samuel and Petsie Porterfield.

Services are private for the family.

Arrangements and professional services are being handled by NOVAK FUNERAL HOME, 515 Front Street, Brownsville, PA 15417

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