Wrisley Funeral Home
90 Sugarloaf Street, South Deerfield, MA 01373
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Anastacia C. Newton

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, January 16th at 11am in the Wrisley Funeral Home Chapel with Fr. Philippe Roux officiating. There will be a calling hour from 10am until the time of the service on Tuesday. Burial will be in the spring in Laurel Hill Cemetery, Deerfield

Northfield, MA – Anastacia C. Newton, 74, of South Mountain Rd., Northfield died Thursday afternoon, January 11, 2018 in Baystate Medical Center in Greenfield. She was born in Greenfield, July 28, 1943, the daughter of Roger J. and Stashia (Jamrog) Podlo.

 

She was educated in Deerfield schools, graduated from Frontier Regional High School in the class of 1962 and later graduated from Greenfield Community College in 1964 with an associate’s degree in science.

 

Anastacia married Russell Newton, June 24, 1967 in St. Stanislaus Church by Rev. Casimir Switalski. The early part of their married life was in Greenfield and Easthampton, later in Agawam and Hartland, CT. They recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversity.  In Connecticut, she owned and operated the Threaded Needle Shop in Riverton, CT. She loved needlepoint, care and fostering cats and kittens and was an avid reader. She co-trained Glen of Imaal Terrier Chewy and received AKC Tracking Title, the first in the country.

 

Besides her husband Russell of Northfield, she leaves a sister-in-law, Patricia Newton and her husband Robert Packard of Richmond, NH and three nieces.

 

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, January 16th at 11am in the Wrisley Funeral Home Chapel with Fr. Philippe Roux officiating. There will be a calling hour from 10am until the time of the service on Tuesday. Burial will be in the spring in Laurel Hill Cemetery, Deerfield. Donations in her memory may be made to the Pioneer Valley Kennel Club, Inc., P O Box 981, Wendell, MA, 01379 or to the charity of one’s choice.

 

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