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Donald Lee Newell: Green Sea

1931 – 2021

     Donald Lee Newell of Green Sea passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 21, at McLeod Loris hospital following an illness. He was 89.

     Born Oct. 17, 1931 in Waterbury, Connecticut, he was the son of the late Raymond Newell and the late Grace Mathews Newell.

     Mr. Newell served his country with courage, honor and distinction all over the world while in the United States Navy. After the Navy, he worked with Waterbury Farrel, Inc., he was of the Lutheran faith, and his passion was spending time at the beach with his family and friends.

     Survivors include his two sons, Kevin Lee Newell of Ruby and Todd Mathews Newell and wife Janis of Port Charlotte, Florida; daughter Caroline Newell of Phoenix, Arizona; granddaughter Dylan Cosgriff; and a brother, Keith Newell of Waterbury, Connecticut.

     Mr. Newell was predeceased by his loving wife, Linda Schmidt Newell, earlier this month.

     Memorial services will be private.

     Family requests that memorials, in Mr. Newell’s memory, be made to the charity of one’s choice.

     A guest register is available here.