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Philip Gerald Newell passed away suddenly at home, on Saturday, September 12th, 2020. Age 70 years.

Predeceased by his parents Tom and Gladys Newell. Loving father of Gerald (Grace). Dear brother of Roger (April), and the late Grant. Lovingly remembered by his nieces: Terri, Lisa, and Pam, his nephew Roger, other relatives and friends.

Phil will be sadly missed by his many friends from GSW, and his golfing friends at Deer Run Golf Course.

Cremation has taken place. A Celebration of Phil’s life will be held at a later date.

As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.


Gerald, sorry for your loss brother. Uncle Phil was the man who taught me how to golf. A love affair with a game I have to this day. If I went to the property in Ahmic Harbour, I would still be able to find golf balls all over the bush. He always had time for his annoying little nephew, and I will never forget that. I forgot that he was a Leaf fan like grandma, we probably could have discussed that further and maybe converted him to the Bruins. On behalf of my wife Shaunna, kids Melanie and Lance, we are truely sorry for your loss. I will never forget him.

-Roger Newell Jr.

Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this most difficult time.

-Eric & Sandra Johnston

rip prince

-dan kivell

Phil was a good co-worker,a great friend and golfing buddy. He will be missed greatly.

-Larry Piddington

Gerald, I am so sorry for your loss. Going to Grandma and Grandpa's in the Harbour was always one of my favourite things to do. And a big part of that was getting to see Uncle Phil. I was a very shy kid, and he was always kind and quiet, which was perfect. I have many happy memories of those simpler times. We have lost a truly gentle soul. Take care of yourself.

-Pam Newell

Please except our sincerest condolences.
We met Phil at the Parry Sound Golf Course. He sure loved to golf!!!
Such a kind and thoughtful person, he always had a smile on his face!
He will always be remembered.

-Linda and Denis Filion