Patrick “Pat” Newman
May 12, 1957 — March 13, 2021
Patrick “Pat” Newman, son of Jack and Lee Newman, was born in San Diego, Calif., May 12, 1957 – a “Mothers Day” baby. He passed away Saturday, March 13, 2021 in Oak Harbor, Wash.
Pat was the youngest son in a Navy family. He attended Crescent Harbor Elementary School, Oak Harbor Junior High School and graduated from Oak Harbor High School in 1975. He attended Renton Vocational School and earned the title of a journeyman welder. He worked on many jobs in Renton and Seattle, one of the most interesting and dangerous job was working on high rise buildings in downtown Seattle. Pat worked on a commercial fishing tender in Alaska for many years and also refurbished the outside of the Camp Casey Conference Center in Coupeville. His greatest joys were being with family and friends, shooting pool, working in his shed and repairing and building almost anything. He was an avid pool player, flew kites and drones and played with his remote control cars.
Pat is survived by his mother, Lee, of Oak Harbor; brother Mick (Sandra) of Everett; sisters Gwen (Bill) Mead of Salem Ore., Kathy (Tom) Kososki of Oak Harbor, Monica Newman of Everett and Mary Burdick of Oak Harbor; aunts, numerous cousins, nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. He was preceded in death by his father, Jack Newman, Jr.; brothers, Steve, Jack Newman III, Mark and Gregory; grandparents; Aunt Lois Thorne of Ukiah and Uncle Ken Ross of Finley, Calif.
Rosary will be Friday, April 9, at 6:30 pm at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 3259 Old Goldie Rd., Oak Harbor.
Funeral Mass will be held at St. Augustine Catholic Church, Oak Harbor on Saturday, April 10 at 11a.m. Viewing will be at 10 a.m., preceding the Mass.
Interment will be at Maple Leaf Cemetery following the Mass.
A reception will be held at 1 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Puget Sound Kidney Center, Oak Harbor; or the Knights of Columbus John E. O’Brien Council #3361, PO Box 795, Oak Harbor, WA 98277, or your favorite charity.