NEWTON, LT. COL. RONALD EARDLEY –
C.D. BSC (Military), retired, RMC 2646. Served in England, Sicily, Italy and Palestine 1939-1945. Squadron Commander LdSH (RC) 1951. Resident Staff Officer University of New Brunswick 1952. Chief Instructor, Second in Command JABC school, CFB Borden 1961. Served as a Peacekeeper in the Middle East (UNTSO) 1964. SHAPE Headquarters Casteau, Belgium 1968. Upon retirement from the military in 1970, became head of personnel and security at Connaught Medical Research, retiring in 1980. Peacefully at Peterborough Regional Health Center on Wednesday, August 24, 2011. Ron Newton of Peterborough, formerly of Oakville in his 92nd year. Beloved husband of Beatrice (Moreau). Dear father of Jim Newton of Peterborough. Private family arrangements have been entrusted to COMMUNITY ALTERNATIVE FUNERAL HOME. If desired condolences to the family and donations to the Canadian Red Cross or the Salvation Army may be made at www.CommunityAlternative.ca or by calling Community Alternative Funeral Home at 705-742-1875.
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