Allan H. Newman

Feb 13 1931
Nov 13 2017
86 Years
Coatesville, Pennsylvania

Allan H. Newman, Sr., 86, of West Bradford Township, died on Monday, November 13, 2017, at the Neighborhood Hospice Center in West Chester. He was the beloved husband of Ruth E. Wertz Newman with whom he shared 65 years of marriage. Born in Long Branch, NJ, he was the son of the late Walter Newman, Sr. and Viola Keller Newman. 

Allan was a 1949 graduate of Asbury Park High School in New Jersey. After graduation, he went on to serve in the US Air Force from 1950 to 1953 and had been stationed in Germany and North Africa. 

Allan retired from West Chester University's building maintenance department.

He is survived, in addition to his wife; by two sons, Henry Newman of West Bradford and Harry Newman and wife Jennifer of East Fallowfield, six grandchildren, Kristin Menna, Lauren Menna Ciesielski, Daniel Menna, Allan Newman, Jessica Newman, and Scott Newman; two great-grandchildren, Olivia and Chase; and three siblings; Eunice Porter of Florida, Joan McKinney of Florida and Walter Newman, Jr. of South Carolina.  Allan was preceded in death by his daughter, Kathleen M. Menna, who passed away in 2016.  

Services will be private at the convenience of the family. Arrangements by the Wilde Funeral Home of Parkesburg, PA. Online condolences can be posted at 

In lieu of flowers, donations can be sent to Neighborhood Hospice, 400 E Marshall St  West Chester, PA 19380.


Our sincere condolences to the Newman family on  Allan's passing.  This is such sad news.  Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you at the difficult time.

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Please convey our sympathy to your Mom, and entire Family.

Charlie and Donna Spires

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