Thomas Kerr Newbert “Tom”, passed away on Saturday, March 21,2020 at the age of 80 years,
after a two year battle with ALS.
Thomas was born in Jamaica, Queens NY on July 21,1939 to Paul and Agnes Newbert. He was one of seven children.
Tom married Joanne Tracey April 17, 1971. They had two children Thomas (Tricia) and Michael. Tom was a loving grandfather to three grandchildren. Thomas and Joanne lived in College Point, NY until they moved to Quogue, NY. Tom and Joanne also shared two vacation homes in Montauk, NY and Naples, FL.
Thomas was a United States Army Veteran, a NYC police officer, a NYC Firefighter, a volunteer firefighter in Quogue and a Bay Constable in Montauk. Tom was a devoted husband, father and grandfather. He enjoyed golfing, bowhunting, skiing, and fishing. Tom enjoyed spending time talking with friends and family. He will be deeply missed by all who loved him.
A private funeral will be held at Calverton National Cemetery. A memorial service will be planned at a future date to celebrate the life of Thomas Kerr Newbert.
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