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Jacqueline S. Newton

August 17, 2017

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Jacqueline S. Newton, 77, formerly of Somerset, and Westport,  passed away peacefully on Thursday, August 17, 2017. She was the wife of the late Frederick E. Newton.

Jacqueline was born in Fall River and was a daughter of the late Romeo and Irene (Grimes) LaVault.

Jacqueline was a 1957 graduate of Durfee High School, was also a graduate of the Former Gibbs Secretarial School. She worked as an administrative assistant at New England Power for many years until her retirement. Jacqueline enjoyed spending time with her family, in particular, time spent at the family summer cottage in Westport.

She is survived by her son Eric E. Newton and his wife Natalie of Charlotte, NC; and daughter, Laurie A. Ferreira and her husband Peter of Raynham; grandchildren, Matthew and Joshua Ferreira, and Alex, Julia and Abby Newton; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. 

She was the sister of the late Constance Korkuc.


Funeral Information

The family will receive relatives and friends on Saturday, September 9, 2017, from 9-11am, in the Hathaway Community Home for Funerals, 900 Buffinton St., Somerset, followed by a Celebration of Life at 11am, in the funeral home.

Burial will be private.



Donations Information

Donations in her name may be made to Old Colony Hospice, 321 Manley St., West Bridgewater, MA 02379.


Visitation:  Hathaway Community Home

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