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GLENBURN - Lyle V. Newman, 85, passed away April 23, 2016, at a Bangor hospital. He was born July 24, 1930, in Lakeview, the son of Ernest and Hazel (Reynolds) Newman.

Lyle joined the Army when he was old enough, and spent nearly nine years serving his country, part of that was spent serving in Korea during the Korean Conflict. Following his discharge he went to work at the Naval shipyard in Kittery, spending the next 32 years there as a welder. Lyle enjoyed hunting and fishing, but he also like spending time building bird houses and feeders.

Lyle is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Elizabeth "Betty", of Glenburn; a son, David Newman of Glenburn; daughters, Kathy Newman and Barbara Newman, both of Bangor; and a sister, Ethlyn Ellis of Glenburn. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by a son, Jeffrey Newman.

A graveside service will be held 1p.m. Saturday, May 14, 2016, at Lakeview Cemetery in Glenburn. Condolences to the family may be expressed at www.BrookingsSmith.com.
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