Richard “Rick” Newton, of Mount Forest and formerly of Kitchener, passed away at Louise Marshall Hospital, Mount Forest on Tuesday, June 27th in his 72nd year. Beloved husband of Joyce Nicholls. Loving father of Andrew (Shae-Lyn) Newton, Briony Johnson, and Stewart Nicholls. Cherished grandfather of Christian, Julia, Sarah. Ellen, and Emily. Great-grandfather of Blaine Richard. Dear brother of Clifford Newton, John Newton, and Anne (Alan) Walker. Predeceased by his brother David Newton. A funeral service celebrating Richard’s life will be held at the England Funeral Home, 294 Main Street South, Mount Forest on Wednesday, July 4th at 12 p.m., with visitation being held prior to the service from 11 – 11:45 a.m. Cremation to follow. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.


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