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WINTER HAVEN, FL AND HAMPDEN, ME - Harold A. Newman was born May 20 1941 in Milo Maine to Harold E. and Louise M. Newman. He attended Milo schools and graduated from Foxcroft Academy in 1959. In addition being a standout athlete in baseball, basketball, and football he also attained the rank of Eagle Scout. After graduating from the New England Institute of Anatomy, Embalming and Funeral Directing in Boston Ma, he was married to the former Joyce E. Bradeen and worked for Clark Mitchell Funeral Home in Bangor Maine. After ten years at Clark Mitchell, he went to work for American Concrete Inc in Veazie, Maine, holding many positions including Vice President, and President/General Manager. After retirement, he moved with his wife, the former Connie Beals of Ellsworth Maine to Winter Haven, Fl.

Along with work and raising a family, Harold also was involved in many charitable clubs and causes including the Bangor Kiwanis Club, achieving the 1973 Member of the Year, and Club President in 1977, along with being a Mason, and a Second Section member of the Anah Temple Shrine. In 1986, he was Co-Chairman of the committee that installed lighting for the Hampden Academy football field.

Harold was an lifelong avid golfer and enjoyed many rounds of golf on various courses throughout Maine and Florida.

But our Pop will be most remembered for being our father. He has provided us many life lessons, and humorous memories.

Harold is survived by his wife Connie of Winter Haven Fl, his daughter Julie and son in law Michael of Christiansburg Va, son David and daughter in law Jan of Niceville Fl, granddaughters Allison and Valerie, grandson Derik, granddaughter Holly, great-granddaughter Lily, step-daughter Shelly, and step-sons Sean and Kevin. Harold was pre-deceased by his father Harold, mother Louise, sister Evelyn, and brother Robert.

Good bye our Pop, we know a perfect round of golf and cooling off at the 19th hole awaits.
Published on  August 31, 2015
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