Mrs. Miriam G. Newell

February 24, 1929January 5, 2021

Miriam Greenawalt Newell, 91, a resident of South Mountain Restoration Center, formerly of Lurgan, Pennsylvania, died on January 5, 2021. Born on February 24, 1929, in Lurgan, Miriam was the daughter of the late David F. and Janet E. (Sentman) Greenawalt. Miriam enjoyed her family, crocheting, yard sales, reading and puzzles.

Miriam is survived by her daughter, Karen L. (John) Shubert; 4 grandchildren, Gary L. (Kris) Newell of Bendersville, PA, Mark J. (Rebecca) Shubert of Greencastle, PA, Michelle L. (Michael) Crouse of Shippensburg, PA, Matthew J. (Karen) Shubert of Orlando, FL; 8 great-grandchildren, Zakk Newell, Daniel and Sean Crouse, Wesley, Rowan and Catherine Shubert, Addelyn and Julianna Shubert; and nieces and nephews.

Miriam was preceded in death by her husband of 61 years, Richard L. Newell (who died August 18, 2008); daughter, Mary E. Newell; and sons, Frank C. Newell (who died December 4, 2020) and Roger Lee Newell. Also preceding her in death was her sister, Lillian Shoemaker, and her brother, Richard Greenawalt.

Graveside service will be at a later date.

Miriam's care has been entrusted to the Cremation Society of Pennsylvania.


No public services are scheduled at this time. Receive a notification when services are updated.


Mrs. Miriam G. Newell

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Cindy Shoemaker

January 7, 2021

Miriam was a good intentioned person with a huge heart! She lived her life for her family and she was fun to be around! RIP my friend!