July 11, 1950 ~ December 13, 2005
CONSTANCE ANN NEWMAN was born on July 11, 1950 and passed from this life on December 13, 2005 after a long struggle with a serious illness. She was born in Denver, CO then moved to and lived in the South Bay area for 48 years. Connie was predeceased by her father Raymond Jersin in 1988 and is survived by her mother, Dr Patricia Jersin, her siblings: Dr Colette McLaughlin, Cecile Huggins and Mark Jersin, cousins: Suzanne Lambdin, esq., Lorraine Burch, Robert Jersin, Tony Jersin, Mary Shammas, and former husbands: Mark Mitchler and Joel Newman, and her beloved Scottish terrier named Tucker. She was extremely outgoing and was well known by many in the South Bay and those close to her home in Palos Verdes Estates.
Connie had a passion for hard work, travel, skiing, thriftiness, and the beauty of fine art. She graduated in 1969 from RUHS with honors. She worked as a night supervisor for General Telephone Hermosa Beach from 1969 to 1978 while attending the University of Cal State Long Beach, graduating Magna Cum Laude with a BA degree in Consumer Education. Next, she worked for and retired from TWA. Her final career was working as a property owner and manager. She enjoyed her volunteer work and helped with the Peninsula Friends of the Library, fire department and neighborhood watch. She was raised Catholic at St Lawrence Martyr but also attended St Francis Episcopal Church of Palos Verdes Estates. Connie left a deep impression on everyone she met and will be dearly missed.
Private visitation will be from 4:00pm until 8:00pm, Sunday, 12-18-05 held at McCormick Mortuary located at 1998 S. Pacific Coast Highway, Redondo Beach, CA 90277 phone: (310) 792-7580 with a rosary prayed starting at 7:00pm. Funeral Mass will start at 10am Monday, 12-19-05 at St. Lawrence Martyr Church also in Redondo Beach, CA.
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