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Obituary for Charles Kenneth Newton

A photograph of Charles Kenneth Newton

Born: Bridgeport
Lived: Shelton, Formerly of Bridgeport

Charles Kenneth Newton, age 91, of Shelton, entered into rest on Tuesday, February 11, 2020, at St. Vincentís Medical Center in Bridgeport. He was the beloved husband of the late Etelinda (Martins) Newton. Charles was born in Bridgeport on January 17, 1929, son of the late Charles and Mary (Reyburn) Newton, and lived in Bridgeport most of his life before moving to Shelton eight years ago.
Charles served his country with the US Navy and worked as a lineman leader for United Illuminating until his retirement. He enjoyed boating and regularly meeting his friends from UI on Wednesdays. He was a kind, gentle, and caring man who dearly loved his family, and he loved spending time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
He is the beloved father of Robyn Pereira and her husband Al Pereira, proud grandfather of Jesse Pereira and Noelle Pereira and her fiance Anthony Serrantino, and great-grandfather of Colton Pereira, Hunter Serrantino, and Brody Serrantino. Charles also leaves a sister-in-law, Sarah Dobieski. He was predeceased by a daughter, Lisa Newton, a brother Clifford Newton, and a sister, Beatrice Staneko.
The Riverview Funeral Home, 390 River Road, Shelton, has been entrusted with the funeral arrangements, which are private. Online condolences can be offered at www.riverviewfh.com.