NEWTON, PhilipPosted: December 11th, 2020
PHILIP “PHIL” NOELIN NEWTON, of Lethbridge, passed away peacefully at the St. Michael’s Health Centre – Palliative Care Unit on Saturday, December 5, 2020 at the age of 67 years.
Philip was the third son born to Noelin and Ruth Newton of Skiff. Phil is survived by his brothers: Don (Linda), Dean (Edie) and Murray (Tracy); as well as seven nieces, two nephews and their families.
He was predeceased by his parents, Noelin (2019) and Ruth (2018).
After completing his education in Foremost and Lethbridge Community College, he worked briefly at Triple M Homes in Lethbridge, Bank of Nova Scotia in Brooks and Lethbridge, and the Sandman Inn.
In 1977, he started working at Lethbridge Community College in the bookstore. He was promoted to purchase agent until his retirement in 2007. After his retirement, he looked after his ailing parents until their passing.
He loved collecting antiques and cars. He enjoyed the solitude of the farm where he was raised. He also enjoyed camping and family get-togethers.
A Private Family Service will be held at Cornerstone Funeral Home at a later date.
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I am so sorry to hear of Philip’s passing. I always enjoyed hanging out with him in school. He had a way of making people laugh and he was always entertaining. I always wondered what he did after graduation. I will remember him fondly but I know his smile will be enjoyed by the angels. Rest in peace Philip. My condolences to your family.