Samuel James Newman III

April 28, 1951 ~ July 2, 2020 (age 69)


Samuel James Newman, III, Connellsville, Pa.

     “Sammy”, the first-born child of Samuel James Newman Jr. and Doris Brant Newman was born April 28, 1951.

     He was predeceased by his parents; his wife, Nancy Raymond Newman; his son, Samuel James Newman IV, granddaughter, Meghan Pishko and his daughter, Deborah Ann Pishko (Obituary Follows).

      Sammy is survived by his son, James “Jim” Newman; grandchildren, Samantha Pishko and Larry Pishko; three great-granddaughters and his dear friend Mary Kiger. The following brothers and sisters survive; Tom Newman (Caren) of Bath, North Carolina, Susan Smith (Larry) of Smock, Pa., Pat Stringer of Richmond, Kentucky, Judy Zieglar (Chuck Walters) of Masontown, Pa., Dan Newman of Smock, Pa. and Paul Newman (Tina) of Rolesville, North Carolina; special sister-in-law, Darlene Pallay (Barry) of Morgantown, West Virginia; his Aunt Wilma Brant Rodeheaver; many nephews and nieces and many cousins.

     Sam was employed as a heavy equipment operator for L&J Equipment. He was a Lifetime member of the McClellandtown Volunteer Fire Company and former member of the First Christian Church of New Salem.

    Friends and family may call from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. and then a Joint Memorial Service for Sam and his daughter Debbie Newman Pishko will be held on Saturday, July 18, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. at the First Christian Church of Grindstone, 1529 Grindstone Road, Grindstone, Pa. 15442.

     In lieu of flowers, Memorial Contributions may be made to the McClellandtown Volunteer Fire Company, 109 Puritan Road, McClellandtown, Pa. 15458.

     Arrangements are under the direction of the Dean C. Whitmarsh Funeral Home in Fairchance, Pa.

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Memorial Service
July 18, 2020

11:00 AM
First Christian Church of Grindstone
1529 Grindstone Road
Grindstone, PA 15442

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