Newton D. Brown
Published in York Daily Record & York Dispatch on August
D. Brown, 76, died on Wednesday, August 17, 2011, at 10:55 a.m. at his
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,
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"
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the York County
SPCA, 3159 Susquehanna Trail N., York, PA 17406. www.workinger-semmel.com