AMerican Veteran 11

Lee R. Newpher

March 26, 1941 ~ May 13, 2019 (age 78)

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Lee R. Newpher, 78, of Laureldale, died Monday night at Reading Hospital-Tower Health. He was the widower of Joan G. (Wilson) Newpher, who died January 2017. He was a son of the late Robert L. and Katherine (Dell) Newpher.

Surviving Lee is his son, Kevin L. husband of Penny A. Newpher of Mount Penn.

Also surviving Lee is his grandchildren, Brittany and Kyle Newpher.

Lee is predeceased by his siblings Robert and Bonnie.

After graduating from Muhlenberg High School, Lee served his county in the United States Army during the Vietnam War. He worked for almost 30 years at Quaker Maid Kitchens. Lee retired from Adelphi Kitchens in 2016 after 20 years of service.

Services for Lee will be private at his family’s convenience.

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