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FORESTVILLE:  Dean E. Newton, 59, of Dennison Road, Forestville, passed away Thursday, September 30th, 2021 at Cape Cod Hospital, Hyannis, MA.  He was born in Silver Creek, on October 10, 1961, the son of the late Carlton L. and Madeline A. (Mason) Newton.

  Dean was a Class of 1979graduate of Forestville Central School, dedicated 41 years to his passion as a Plumbing Technician for Fredonia Heating and Plumbing in Fredonia.  He loved the outdoors, especially hunting & fishing.  Dean was a diehard Bills fan and attended many Country & 80’s music concerts.  He was very proud of his children and adored his granddaughter.  In previous years, he dedicated his spare time to coaching his son’s little league baseball team for 4 years and enjoyed watching his children play sports growing up.

  Survivors include his love of his life, Gretchen M. (Potmesil) Newton of Forestville, whom he married in 1983, in Forestville, a daughter, Nicolette Newton, of Mary Esther, FL; a son, Nathan Newton, of Cattaraugus; and a brother, Bruce Newton, of Sheridan.  Also surviving are a granddaughter Sophia Batiste.

  Friends are welcome to call at Riles & Woolley Funeral Home, 39 Main Street, Forestville on Friday from 4-7 PM, from where Funeral Services will be held Saturday morning at 11 o’clock with Rev. David Watson, pastor of the Sheridan United Methodist Church, officiating.  Interment will follow in Evergreen Lawn Cemetery, Town of Hanover.

  The family suggests memorials may be made to American Heart Association, PO Box 417005, Boston, MA 02241-7005.  To post condolences or memories go to

1 Comment on Obituary Notice – Dean E. Newton

  1. Scott & Trina Heywood says:

    Condolences from Trina and I…Dean was a GREAT guy and will be missed my all those that crossed his path. Lots of great memories with him that we will look back on and appreciate…

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