Warren M. Newton, Jr., of Branford, died Saturday August 4, 2018 at the Hospital of St. Raphael Campus, YNHH.
Mr. Newton was born in New Haven May 23, 1931, son of the late Warren M. Newton, Sr. and Alice Anderson Newton. He grew up in East Haven and served in the U. S. Army in the Korean War. He was the co-owner of New England Truck Sales, dba Southern CT Freightliner in Branford. He enjoyed antique cars and vacationing in New Hampshire. He was an avid fisherman in the lake regions of New Hampshire.
He is survived by his daughters, Charlene Newton (John Barnes) of Stony Creek, Sheryl Newton of Branford and Tracey Newton (Joseph Bahnsen, Jr.) of Stony Creek; three grandsons, Michael Newton and Christopher and Bradley Barlow all of Branford. He is also survived by his former sister-in-law, Sue Ellen Sullivan (Timothy) and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his sister, Shirley Kaus, his nephew, Christopher Kaus and his former wife Barbara Skotnicki.
Visiting hours will be Thursday from 5:00 - 7:00 PM at the W. S. Clancy Memorial Funeral Home, 244 North Main Street, Branford. A funeral service will be held Friday morning at 10:00 in the Stony Creek Congregational Church with burial to follow in East Lawn Cemetery, East Haven.
His family extends a heartfelt thank you to all the staff that cared for him at St. Raphael YNHH.
Memorial donations may be made to the Dan Cosgrove Animal Shelter, 749 East Main Street, Branford or to the Stony Creek Fire Rescue Co. 5, P. O. Box 3312, Stony Creek, CT 06405.
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