Harry Frank Newbery

January 5, 1923 – February 17, 2013

It is with heavy sadness that we announce the passing of Harry Frank Newbery in Armstrong on February 17, 2013. Frank was born on January 5, 1923 in Edmonton, Alberta, moving to Enderby, BC in 1964 and then to Armstrong, BC in 1994. He spent the year of 1943 training for the war before heading overseas where he served with the Canadian Scottish Regiment from 1944-1945. He spent some of his early years helping his father with his bakery in Smithers before going onto a career working in sawmills. He was very social, a life member of the Royal Canadian Legion Enderby 98, and enjoyed the outdoors, fishing, and camping. He is predeceased by his parents, his sister Olive, and his brother Ted. He is survived by his loving wife Merle; his 2 daughters Elizabeth (Kerry) Jewell of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and Olive (Don) Almaas of Enderby, BC; his 2 grandchildren Jordon (Rachel) Almaas, and Rachelle (Jeff) Almaas. He was a wonderful husband, father, and grandfather. He will be greatly missed and long remembered by family and friends. A memorial of Frank’s life will be held Friday, February 22, 2013 at the First Baptist Church (3185 Becker Street, Armstrong, BC). Those who wish to do so may make a donation to their favourite charity. Expressions of sympathy may be forwarded to the family at


Cremation arrangements entrusted to


Armstrong 250-546-7237 & Vernon 250-558-0866

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