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Patricia T. Newby
Patricia T. Newby

November 3, 1925 - May 23, 2019
Born in Irvington, New Jersey
Resided in Green Township, New Jersey


Patricia T. Newby, 93, of Green Township, died Thursday, May 23, 2019, at Valley View Rehabilitation and Health Care Center in Newton.

Born in Irvington, Patricia lived in Denville and Springfield before moving to Andover Township. She moved to Bentley Assisted Living in 1996 and had been a resident of Valley View since July of 2018. Patricia was a medical secretary for Peter Reimann in Springfield, retiring at the age of 70. An animal lover, Patricia enjoyed knitting, gardening and cooking.

The daughter of the late Albert F. and Genevieve (Hunt) Truex, Patricia was also predeceased by her husband, Howard W. Newby, in 1997, and her three-month old child, Howard W. Newby, Jr. She is survived by her daughter, Bonnie Wagner and husband, Dennis Wagner, of Green Township; her son, Wayne Newby of Magnolia, Texas; and two grandchildren, Jessica and Joseph Wagner.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, May 29, 2019, at the Smith-McCracken Funeral Home, 63 High Street, Newton. Interment will follow in Restland Memorial Park in East Hanover. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, May 28, 2019, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place. Memphis, TN 38105. Online condolences may be offered at

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Smith-McCracken Funeral Home
63 High Street
Newton, NJ 07860
Tuesday, May 28, 2019
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Tuesday, May 28, 2019
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Smith-McCracken Funeral Home
63 High Street
Newton, NJ 07860
Wednesday, May 29, 2019
11:00 AM
Restland Memorial Park
77 Deforest Avenue
East Hanover, New Jersey 07936
Wednesday, May 29, 2019

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