Christopher Newton

Christopher Newton of Eastham, who leaves family in Sandwich, died at home on May 7 after a battle with cancer. He was 52.

He worked for the state Department of Youth Services for 18 years as the assistant facility director. He was also a commercial fisherman for many years.

Mr. Newton leaves his wife of  32 years, Julie (Rabbitt) Newton; his daughter, Teresa Newton of Yarmouth; his sons, Jonathan Newton of Chatham and Michael Newton of Eastham; his parents, Gerald and Diane Newton of Eastham; two brothers, Bob Newton of Ashland and David Newton of Plymouth; two sisters, Kathleen Beaulieu of Sandwich and Cindy Leahy of Washington; and many nieces and nephews.

A funeral Mass was celebrated Monday, May 12, at St. Joan of Arc Church in Orleans.

Burial followed in Evergreen Cemetery, Eastham.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Chris Newton Memorial Fund, c/o TD Bank, 40 Main St., Orleans, MA 02653.

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