James Newton

By Orleans Hub Posted 24 November 2021 at 2:07 pm

James Newton, 64, of Medina, passed away on Nov. 21, 2021 after a long battle with esophageal cancer.

He was born on Aug. 30, 1957 in Medina, a twin son to the late Richard F. and Carol (Giambatista) Newton, Sr. Jim worked in property maintenance for years. He was a member of the East Shelby Volunteer Fire Co. for 15 years.

In addition to his parents, Jim was predeceased by sister, Toni Dunn; and brother, Richard F. Newton, Jr.

Survivors include his sons: James Newton, Jr. and Jeremy (Lisa) Newton; grandchildren: Gabe, Leah, Lilly, Ben and Gavin Newton; twin brother, Joseph (Elaine) Newton; stepbrother, Darryl Schultz; stepsister, Gerri Schultz; brother in-law, James Dunn; sister in-law, Dawn Newton; several nieces and nephews.

A memorial luncheon will be held Fri., Nov. 26 at 12 p.m. at the East Shelby Fire Hall, 5021 E. Shelby Rd., Medina, NY 14103. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Knights-Kaderli Memorial Fund, PO Box 684, Medina, NY 14103; or to the East Shelby Volunteer Fire Co. at the address above. Arrangements are in the care of Cooper Funeral Home, 215 W. Center St., Medina.

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