December 19, 2002
ROSE LYNN NEWMAN
Mrs. Rose Lynn Newman, 81, passed away at her home Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2002.
She was a resident of Hampton for over 60 years and retired civil service from Langley Air Force Base with 20 years of service.
Rose was a member of B’nai Israel Congregation, Hadassah, and Sisterhood. She was an avid bridge player, as well as a volunteer at Sentara Hampton General Hospital for many years.
Mrs. Newman was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, Joseph M. Newman.
Survivors include her two daughters, Emily Todd of Hampton and Barbara Fletcher and her husband, John, of Virginia Beach; two grandsons, Eric and Steven Fletcher of Virginia Beach; two granddaughters, Andrea Fletcher of Virginia Beach and Jennifer Todd of Germantown, Md.; two great-grandchildren, Lauren Fletcher and Tara Shuse, both of Virginia Beach; and a beloved sister, Tessie Brod of Hampton.
A graveside service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday in Hebrew Cemetery by Rabbi Norman Golner.
Memorial donations may be made to B’nai Israel Congregation, 3116 Kecoughtan Road, Hampton, VA 23661 or The American Cancer Society, 895 Middle Ground Boulevard, Suite 154, Newport News, VA 23606.
Peninsula Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.