George G. Newburn March 23, 1930 to February 1, 2010 George G. Newburn was born in Trinidad, CO. to Walter and Hilda Newburn. He attended and graduated from Tulane University in New Orleans, LA and later served in the US Air Force during the Korean War. He retired from a career in the pharmaceutical and vitamin business in 1994 and continued a very active and involved social life with his family, many friends, and his church. He developed the Stewardship Program at American Martyrs Church and received a Papal honor, "Benemerenti" (serving with distinction), and served in voluntary, administrative roles that greatly benefitted both the school and the parish. He had a life-long passion for the outdoors, was a stellar fisherman, an A1 gardener, and ran and played golf for much of his life. He enjoyed sharing these passions with his family and everyone around him. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Joyce Newburn, his son Joe, daughters Susan, Mary Louise, Carrie and Leslie, and seven grandchildren. A man of great personal character, he was a living definition of honesty, integrity, and courage. Forever kind and truly compassionate, he made the world brighter and better for each and every person who knew him. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to American Martyrs Church - 624 15th Street, Manhattan Beach, Ca 90266 Funeral mass will be held Monday, February 8, 2010 at 10 am at American Martyrs Church in Manhattan Beach.

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  1. Dear Leslie and family, I am saddened to hear about the passing of George. I know that he was extremely special to all of you. My thoughts are with you at the very difficult time. Please take care of yourselves. Deepest sympathies, Claudette Barton

  2. Joyce and Family: Barbara and I were saddened to hear of George’s passing. He was always bright and cheerful and a pleasure to work with. He meant so much to American Martyrs and to our community. He will be sorely missed. Walt Dougher

  3. Dear Joyce, We are to sorry to hear of George’s passing. You have our sympathy and prayers. Sincerely, Jane and Bob Sullivan

  4. Dear Joyce and Family: Our sympathies and wishes for peace to you all. We have such wonderful memories of George and the Newburn family. Thank you all. We continue to reminisce about that wonderful time in our lives when all of our children were young. It truly has been a joy to know you and George and your family. Take care of each other. Jan and Barry Colvin, and Jen

  5. Mary Louise, Mark and Catherine Mae: Barry and I send you love and hugs. You are always in our thoughts but especially now with the loss of Dad and Grandfather. Keep each other well. Jan Colvin

  6. Dear Mary Louise and family, I am so sorry to hear about your dear father. You have my deepest condolences. May the sweet memories of your father’s good life comfort you at this time. God bless your family. Sincerly, Mary Jane Bauleke

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