July 15, 2020

Dorothy “Dot” P. (Johnson) Newman


Seekonk – Dorothy “Dot” P. (Johnson) Newman, 99, passed away on Wednesday, January 15, 2020. She was the wife of the late William H. Newman. Born in Pawtucket, she was the daughter of the late John and Josephine (Burt) Johnson.

Dot worked as an office manager at Conrad-Jarvis, Corporation in Pawtucket for over fifty years prior to retiring. She was a proud member of the Pawtucket Country Club for over fifty years and a champion golfer, ballroom dancer, artist and gymnast. 

She is survived by a nephew, Richard Ireland and his wife, Cynthia, of New York; two nieces, Dorothy Phillips and her fiancé, James Bray, of South Attleboro, MA and Alma “Happy” Proia and her husband, Rocco, of Attleboro, MA and many great-nieces and great-nephews. She was the baby sister of the late Gladys Clayton, Louise Ireland, Mildred Wall, Nellie, Earl, Fred, John, Joseph and James Johnson.

Her funeral Service was held on Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at 11 a.m. in Memorial Baptist Church, 340 Central Ave., Seekonk. Interment followed at St. Francis Cemetery, Pawtucket. Calling Hours and floral tributes were respectively omitted. Donations to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123 would be appreciated. Funeral arrangements entrusted with WILLIAM W. TRIPP Funeral Home. TRIPPFUNERALHOME.com


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