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Obituary for Richard A. Newcity
Richard “Dick” A. Newcity, 72, of Bristol, husband of Patricia (Kinosh) Newcity, died on Friday, January 14, 2011, at St. Francis Hospital. Dick was born in Bristol on May 9, 1938 and was a son of the late H. Frank and Bernice (Gibbs) Newcity. He is a longtime Bristol resident and retired as a Master Chief from the U.S. Navy after 24 years of service. Dick was a member of St. Matthew Church, and St. Matthew School Board, Forestville. He enjoyed golfing, record collecting, ball room dancing and was a member of the Military Honor Guard of CT, the Officers Club of CT, and the Broadcasting Club. Besides his wife Dick is survived by a daughter and son-in-law Jennifer Pryde and her husband Charles, of Lithia, FL; two sons and daughters in law, Mark Newcity and his wife Lisa, of Barrington, RI and Andrew Newcity and his wife Tara, of New Hartford; four grandchildren Emma and Julia Newcity and Katie and Ashley Pryde; a brother and sister–in-law Paul Newcity and his wife Sharon, of Harwinton and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held on Thursday (January 20, 2011) at 9 AM from Funk Funeral Home, 35 Bellevue Ave., Bristol, to St. Matthew Church for a Mass of Christian Burial celebrated at 10 AM. Burial with Military Honors will follow in the St. Joseph cemetery, Bristol. Relatives and friends may call at the funeral home on Wednesday between 5 and 8 PM. Memorial donations may be made to St. Matthew School 33 Welch Drive Bristol, CT 06010. Please visit Dick’s memorial web-site at