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February 8, 2016 - 11:13am

Edward W. Newman

posted by Howard B. Owens.

Corfu - Edward W. Newman, 76, of Corfu, passed away Tuesday (February 2, 2016) at United Memorial Medical Center, Batavia.

Ed was born May 20, 1939 in Buffalo, a son of the late Walter and Eleanor Weismore Newman. He was a supervisor in the machine shop at Attica Correctional Facility. Ed’s favorite pastimes were fishing and gardening and he was an avid fan of the Buffalo Bills and New York Yankees. He was the brother of the late Phyllis Balduf, James Newman and Jerry Newman.

Ed is survived by his wife, Barbara Witkowski Newman; daughters, Leanne (Eugene Jr.) Jankowski and Teal (Scott) Strollo; grandson, Nathaniel Mullen; a brother, Austin Newman; two sister-in-laws, Carol Newman and June Newman; a brother-in-law, Thomas (Lois) Witkowski; two special nephews, Nick Newman and Jed Balduf and many other nieces and nephews. Ed also leaves behind several very special neighbors and co-workers who were always there for him.

There will be no calling hours. Memorials in memory of Ed may be made to the Volunteers for Animals, 3841 West Main Street Road, Batavia, NY 14020 in honor of his sweet dog Ellee, who was his faithful companion. Arrangements were made by C. B. Beach & Son Mortuary, Inc., 4 East Main Street, Corfu.

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