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Erlene Newman


Erlene Newman
NEWMAN ERLENE - Also known as “Mammie”, by all who knew her; passed away the Campobello Lodge Nursing Home on Tuesday, April 2nd, 2019 at the age of 97 years. Daughter of the late H. Erlon Cline & Hilda (Townsend) Cline. Wife of the late S. Winslow Newman.
After the loss of her mother at the age of 15 Erlene became the homemaker for her younger siblings and father and then went on to various jobs from switch board operator to sardine packer at H.W. Welsh Factory in Wilson’s Beach.
Erlene was a member of St. Ann’s Anglican Church. She was also the president of the Campobello Ladies Auxillary Branch # 83 of the Royal Canadian Legion.
Erlene is survived by 2 daughters Hilda Henderson and Mary Mitchell (Stanley), 5 grandchildren David Henderson, Todd Savage (Carolyn), Scott Henderson (Lisa), Carla Savage (Leo), Jill Matheson(Carman); also survived by 11 great grandchildren and 21 great great grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins as well as a special friend Sylvia Tinker.
She was predeceased by her husband S. Winslow Newman, two brothers Raymond Cline and his wife Kathleen, Francis Cline and his wife Isabel, and her son –in - law Sherman Henderson.
By Erlene’s request cremation will take place. A memorial graveside will take place on Saturday, June 22nd, 2019 at Wilson’s Beach Community Cemetery, Head Harbour Road, Campobello, NB; with time to be announced.
Donations to the Wilsons Beach Community Cemetery Fund in Erlene’s memory would be appreciated by the family. On line condolences to the family or donations can be made at
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care & direction of Humphreys Funeral Home, 20 Marks Street St. Stephen, NB E3L 2B2 (506 – 466 – 3110)