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Leonard C. Newell, Sr.

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“Shirley and family I am terribly sorry for your loss of Lenny. I know he is up their with our Gracious Loving Father and am glad that some day I will...Read More »
1 of 21 | Posted by: Martha Proulx - Allenstown, NH

“Shirley, Lenny Jr., Chris, Kathy and families our prayers and thoughts are with you. He was a wounderfull person. ”
2 of 21 | Posted by: JOYCE & DICK Pelchat - NH

“Can well remember those Demolay years with Lenny & Cap. RIP  Lenny Art  Wade Port Washington, NY ”
3 of 21 | Posted by: Art Wade

“my thoughts are with you. Lenny was one of my favorite cousins and I will miss his visits to Vermont ”
4 of 21 | Posted by: Joan Woodin Savoie - Barre, VT

“With all of our thoughts and prayers! ”
5 of 21 | Posted by: Shawn and Erika Fournier

“Shirley, I was so saddened to hear of Lenny's passing this morning. I'm so glad I saw you both last week. Life is so precious, one never knows what...Read More »
6 of 21 | Posted by: A friend

“To Lenny and family,I had only met your dad from visiting the store and had the opportunity to talk with him. I really enjoyed our chats and thought...Read More »
7 of 21 | Posted by: Maria Cummings - Derry, NH

“Lenny and family, Rob and I are heartbroken for you all. There is never enough time with the ones you love, never the right words for those who have...Read More »
8 of 21 | Posted by: Dawn and Rob Benoit - Hooksett, NH

“Worked with Lenny for the life of the Manchester Steam plant. We had our good times and bad, but Lenny never had a bad word about anyone. Sorry for...Read More »
9 of 21 | Posted by: Joe Annis - Manchester, NH

“so sorry to hear this sad news ”
10 of 21 | Posted by: Karlleen Woodin,Tremblay - NH

“so so sorry ”
11 of 21 | Posted by: Barbara Woodin,Mcternan - SC

“Shirley, Lenny, Chris and Kathy - Mark and I are so sorry for your loss. I know that there are no words that can take away the grief that you are...Read More »
12 of 21 | Posted by: Kim and Mark Cusson - Manchester, NH

“Aunt Shirley, Kathy, Lenny and Chris, Uncle Lenny was a great uncle, I'll always remember how hard he worked at the lake during the family picnics....Read More »
13 of 21 | Posted by: Pamela Comstock - Lady Lake, FL

“Dear Shirley, Tony joins me in sending our deepest sympathy to you and your family.  Lenny was such an "up" person always with a smile and...Read More »
14 of 21 | Posted by: Mary Lou Monaco

“Barbara and I wish to express our deepest regrets to the family. We really enjoyed getting to know Lenny, at the lake. ”
15 of 21 | Posted by: Gerry and Barbara McHugh

“I can t explain how hard it is to say something about a man who will be greatly missed.He was like a second dad to our family.Every time we visited...Read More »
16 of 21 | Posted by: Cyndi (Somers) Scribner - Monson, MA

“He was like another dad to me. I grew up very close to them and probably saw him and mom Newell for most of my teen years. There is such a loss...Read More »
17 of 21 | Posted by: Brenda Bostwick - Manchester, NH

“We are so very sorry to hear of his passing. Always had such a cheerful smile. Our sincere condolences to Shirley and family. John & Anna (Fortin...Read More »
18 of 21 | Posted by: A friend

“I'm sorry for your loss. Your family are in my thoughts and prayers. ”
19 of 21 | Posted by: Tracy LaBranche - Manchester, NH

“Lenny was a great man, father, and especially grandfather. He will be missed greatly but he will be now watching over his family. ”
20 of 21 | Posted by: Jennifer Ramsey - Pembroke, NH

“So sorry for your loss Shirley and Family. Dorine and Family ”
21 of 21 | Posted by: DORINE NEWELL


Leonard C. Newell, Sr., 83, of Manchester, NH, passed away December 3, 2016 in Manchester.

Lenny was born April 21, 1933 in Manchester, NH, a son of Guy & Mabel (Currier) Newell and had been a lifelong resident of this community.

Prior to retirement, Lenny was a supervisor with Public Service Company of NH, having been with the company for 35 years.

Lenny was a longtime active member of the Masonic Fraternity and Bektash Shriners and volunteered throughout the years on behalf of the less fortunate.

Lenny very much enjoyed time spent with family and friends on Baboosic Lake.

Family includes his wife of 54 years, Shirley (Philbrick) Newell; four children, the late Cynthia Sexton, Katherine Romer and her husband, Ronald, Leonard Newell, Jr. and his wife, Jo and Christopher Newell and his wife, Kimberly; nine grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; three siblings, Guy Newell, Shirley Myrdek and the late Carlton Newell; as well as nieces, nephews and cousins.

Calling hours will be Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Cate & Johnson Funeral Home, 573 Pine Street, corner of Harrison Street in Manchester.

Prayer Service will be offered on Saturday during the calling hours period at 12:00 p.m. in Cate & Johnson Funeral Home Chapel.

Memorial contributions may be sent to Shriners Hospitals For Children, c/o Bektash Shriners, 189 Pembroke Road-Box 4086, Concord, NH 03302.

Cate & Johnson Funeral Service of Manchester is directing arrangements.

Family and friends may visit CateJohnson.com.