Donald G. Newlin, 62, of Scottdale, passed away Thursday, May 07, 2009 in Hempfield Manor. He was born December 24, 1946 in Scottdale a son of the late Herbert Newlin and Esther Pritts Newlin of Scottdale.
Don was a graduate of the former Scottdale High School Class of 1964 and received his associate degree in Agri-Business from Penn State University. Over the years, he was employed by Pritts Feed Mills, Newlin Hardware and the Regional Family YMCA. He was a veteran of the US Army during the Vietnam era in the helicopter division. Don was also a member of the First United Church of Christ, Mt. Pleasant.
Fond memories of Don, will be remembered by his surviving family, his wife, Rebecca "Becky" (Kaczmark) Newlin; his daughter, Dana Newlin of Mt. Pleasant, his mother, Esther Newlin of Scottdale; a brother, David Newlin and wife Janice of Brandon, FL; a niece, Dr. Heather Newlin; nephew, David E. Newlin; aunts, Harriet Newlin of Harrisburg and Dorothy Coffman of Mt. Pleasant and many cousins. Don was preceded in death by his father, Herbert Newlin on November 28, 2002.
Family and friends are welcome on Saturday from 2-4 & 6-8 pm at GRAFT-JACQUILLARD FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION SERVICES, INC. 303 Pittsburgh St., Scottdale (724-887-7110). Additional visitation will be held on Sunday from 1pm until the hour of services at 2 pm in the funeral home with Pastor Paul Sarver officiating. Interment will follow in Alverton Cemetery. The family suggests memorials to Medi-Home Hospice 109 Crossroads Road, Scottdale, PA 15683. For online information or to send a condolence, visit www.gjfuneral.com