Gilbert Newbury 94 of Wequetonsing died Sept. 22, 2011 at Bay Bluffs Medical Care Facility.
He was born Oct. 11, 1916 in Bethlehem, Pa. the son of George and Marion (Howe) Newbury. He grew up in Swickley, Pa. On Sept. 21, 1957 he married Jane McKechnie in Highland Park, Mi. Gilbert’s grandmother built a cottage in Wequetonsing in 1887. He spent his summers there throughout his life and he moved there permanently in the mid 1970’s. He loved the outdoors and enjoyed hiking, backpacking and canoeing.
He was preceeded in death by his wife Jane, a daughter Marian Taylor and grandsons Michael Grenzewbach and Kyle Newbury. Gilbert is survived by his children Donald (Cheri) Newbury, Ann Belch, Jane (Bill) Walters, Cliff (Dawn) Newbury, Keith (Elizabeth) Newbury, Gilbert (Peggy) Newbury, Jonathan (Jane) Newbury, Jeffrey (Debbie) Newbury, Amanda (Bill) Byron, Victoria (Tom) Asmus, and son in law Marshall Taylor. He is also survived by many grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren.
Arrangements were made through Schiller Funeral Home.