Company in East Syracuse.
A long-time member of Skaneateles Country Club, he was an avid sailor, skied many seasons at Labrador Mountain, and was a model airplane enthusiast. He enjoyed playing pickle ball and was a devoted 5:30 a.m. gym member at the Skaneateles Community Center. Newell was a fun-loving man, a great husband, father, and grandfather. He was very much loved and admired
and will be missed.
Newell is survived by Eleanor, his loving wife of 57 years; his children and their spouses Karen Lynn (Dick) Taggart of Boston, and Timothy (Antoinette) Follett of Fayetteville, and three cherished grandchildren Margaret and Charlie
Taggart, and Emmett Follett.
"Newell -- If you knew him, you'll miss him; if you didn't,
you missed out."
The Follett family will receive friends at the Robert D. Gray Funeral Home, Skaneateles, on Friday, May 20th from 4 to 7pm. Funeral services and burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to SAVES Ambulance, PO BOX 96860, Skaneateles, NY, 13035.
To send condolences visit: robertdgrayfuneralhome.com.