NEWTON, Leonard

Posted: December 8th, 2017


LEONARD K. NEWTON passed away with his family by his side at the Fort Macleod Health Centre on Wednesday, December 6th, 2017, at the age of 61 years.

Leonard is survived by his brother Randy and Louise Newton of Osoyoos, BC and their family Heather and Aiden; and Ken, Tyson, Brad and Jillian; his sister Janice Hufnagel of Cochrane, AB and her family Frank and Martha, John and Jamie, Greg, Kate; Pat and David, Parker, Jared; Donna and Kevin, Annalee and Jesse, Dallas. His sister Sharon and George Jagielski of Lethbridge, AB and their family Travis and Shannon, Katie, Alex, Brooke; Joel and Phoebe, Brenden, Anjah, Gaven; Everett and Terrelle.

He was predeceased by his parents Ken and Verna Newton; his sister and brother-in-law Helen and Frank Borthwick; his brother-in-law Carl Hufnagel, and an infant brother at birth.

Len had a wonderful personality full of the joy of life. He was a compassionate and friendly man who loved his family, his many friends and enjoyed his animal companions. Len loved to laugh, dance and sing. He enjoyed many years participating in horseshoes, swimming and bowling through Special Olympics. He was very proud of his involvement with the LACL, Rehoboth and, most recently, Special Development Unit in Fort Macleod. His love of life and people touched the lives of all who knew him. The Funeral Service will be held at the OUR LADY OF THE ASSUMPTION CATHOLIC CHURCH, 2405 – 12 Avenue S., Lethbridge, on Saturday, December 9, 2017 at 11:00 A.M., with Deacon Ray Wagner officiating. A time of fellowship & refreshments will follow. Len will be laid to rest at Archmount Memorial Gardens, Lethbridge.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Fort Macleod Health Foundation (c/o SDU), Box 520, Fort Macleod, AB T0L 0Z0; Rehoboth Christian Ministries, Box 1312, Coaldale, AB T1M 1M1; or the Lethbridge Association for Community Living (LACL), 527 – 6 Street South, Lethbridge, AB T1J 2E1.

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  1. Vera abrey says:

    I was so blessed to have known him. He taught me so much in the short time I had with him through Rehobth. He must have been an amazing young man. I wish i could have been there on Saturday to have met with some of the family that he spoke of often. My prayers are with you all.

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