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Edward L. Newell

Passed 01/03/2023

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Edward L. Newell

Passed 01/03/2023

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Obituary For Edward L. Newell

Edward L. Newell, 91, of Rockland, MA, passed away at Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital on January 3, 2023, surrounded by his loved ones. Beloved Husband, Father, Brother, Son, GiGi and Friend. He was born on April 16, 1931, in Boston, MA.
Edward is survived by his wife of 69 years, Celine M. (Costigan), his five children, Thomas and his wife Kathy Newell of Rockland, MA, Elisa Chandler and her husband Mark Chandler of Rockland, MA, Eric and his wife Lynn Newell of Hanover, MA, Celine Newell and her ex-husband Victor Breda of Middleboro, MA, Peter and his wife Karen Newell of Rockland, MA. He is survived by 11 grandchildren, David, Kerri, Crystle, TJ, Michelle, Matt, Kristin, Nicole, Melissa, Jared, and Victoria. He is also survived by 15 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandchild. Edward is the son of Chester and Mary (Green) Newell, and brother to Richard Newell and the late Barbara Creedon.
Edward, a US Marine, proudly served his country during the Korean War from 1951-1954. He worked as a Postal Inspector for the City of Boston. After retiring from the Boston Postal Service, he worked as the Manager at the Rockland Golf Course. He worked for the RGC for many years, before retiring to Indiantown, FL. He relocated back to Middleboro, MA in November 2021.
Edward enjoyed spending time with his family and friends. He was an avid golfer with a recorded 15 hole-in-ones. He also enjoyed crossword puzzles, sitting outside, watching, and feeding the birds. His favorite charity was Toys for Tots.
Services will be private.

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  • 01/18/2023

    My deepest sympathy Loraine

  • 01/18/2023

    Celine & Family, My deepest sympathy & condolences on the loss of Eddie. He was a great guy, a dedicated US Postal Inspector, a wonderful family man and friend to many. It was an honor to have worked with him and such a pleasure seeing him in August. God bless. Tom Cruise

  • 01/17/2023

    We are sorry for your loss. You all are in our thoughts and prayers ❤️ Jason & Emely Wilfert

  • 01/15/2023

    Tom, Eric, Celine and the entire Newell family, I am sorry to learn that Ed passed away. It was always a pleasure being teamed up golfing with Ed at the Rockland Golf Course. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

  • 01/14/2023

    Tom and Kathy and all the Newell family. I'm so sorry to hear of your Dad s passing. He was always good to me growing up. I had a lot of respect for him he was a really nice guy. Rest In Peace Mr Newell Bob Connors Houston Tx

  • 01/12/2023

    I am so sorry for your loss. Ed was an incredible guy with the best smile. Always so kind to me and I am thankful for all my wonderful memories I have of him. He will be missed by so many. My deepest sympathy to all of you at this difficult time. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. Love Debbie Evans

  • 01/12/2023

    We are so sorry for your loss. Ed was such a great guy and neighbor. We will keep you in our thoughts and prayers. The Learys ❤️

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