The Obit For Newt Brown

Newton D. Brown

Published in York Daily Record & York Dispatch on August 19, 2011

YORK Newton D. Brown, 76, died on Wednesday, August 17, 2011, at 10:55 a.m. at his home.

He was the husband of Carol S. (Fleming) Brown with whom he celebrated their 30th wedding anniversary on July 10, 2011.

There will be no vewing.

Following cremation with Workinger-Semmel F.H. & Crematorium, Inc., 849 E. Market St., York, a visitation will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Monday, August 22, 2011, at Fourth U.M. Church located at the corner of E. Market and N. Lehman Sts., York.

A memorial service will follow at 1 p.m. at the church with the Rev. Kate Seitz Bortner, pastor of Unitarian Universalist Congregation of York, officiating.

Burial will be at the convenience of the family.

Mr. Brown was born July 31, 1935, in York, the son of the late Miles M., Jr. and Vivian A. (Shue) Brown.

Newt was a police officer retiring as a captain after serving 24 years with the York City Police Department; former owner/operator of the Market Place; a Housing Rehabilitation Specialist with York City; a realtor with Coldwell Baker Bob Yost and Remax Family Tree; a former York City Councilman and York County Commissioner; a real estate appraiser; and was the Parking Bureau Manager for the City of York. He was a member of the White Rose Lodge #15 F.O.P., York-Adams County Board of Realtors, lifetime member of numerous social clubs in the York area, board member of the Police Heritage Museum, and a professional baseball player in the Philadelphia Phillies farm system.

Mr. Brown is survived by his wife; a son, David D. Brown and wife, Patsy of Lancaster; a daughter, Michele Hayes of York; two grandchildren, Adam D. Brown and Alexi Hayes; two sisters, Robin Sanders and Yvonne "Sue" Myers both of York; four brothers, Robert G. Leichliter of Sanford, Fla., Jeff Brown, Miles M. "Buddy" Brown III and Dale Brown, all of Lancaster, Calif.; and loving uncle to his nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his stepfather, Chester "Danny" Miller.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the York County SPCA, 3159 Susquehanna Trail N., York, PA 17406.