Bruce A. Newell of Highland Falls, NY, passed away Thursday June 1, 2017 at Bethel Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Croton-on-Hudson, NY. He was 81 years old. Son of the late Harry Newell and Miriam Green Newell, he was born June 5, 1935 in Cornwall, NY.
Bruce was a Supervisor of the Sheet Metal and Roofing Department at the United States Military Academy in West Point, NY. He enjoyed power lifting competitions and playing golf and softball with his friends. He was also a veteran of the United States Army. Bruce is predeceased by his wife Dorothy Grey Newell.
Survivors include his sons; Bret J. Newell Sr. and his wife Kimberly of Highland Falls, NY and Jeffrey J. Newell and his girlfriend Kim Harcher of Highland Falls, NY, his sister: Joyce A. Fortino of Fort Montgomery, NY and his two grandchildren; Bret J. Newell Jr. and Dakota D. Newell.
Visitation will be held Wednesday June 7th from 5 to 8 PM at William F. Hogan Funeral Home, 135 Main Street, Highland Falls NY. A Graveside Service officiated by Rev. Joseph Tokarczyk will take place on Thursday June 8th at 11 AM at Eagle Valley Cemetery in Town of Highlands, NY.
Memorial contributions may be made to Disabled American Veterans, P. O. Box 14301, Cincinnati, OH 45250-0301.