Kern M. Newbold


Kern M. Newbold, 73 of Madison Twp., PA  and formerly of Wading River, NY, died Dec. 9, 2015, at St. Mary’s Villa Nursing Home in Elmhurst Twp., PA, following an illness. Survived by his adoring wife of 51 years, the former Carol Bercier. Born May 23, 1942 in Shreveport, LA, he is the son of the late Charles and Louise (Hegeman) Newbold. Prior to his retirement, Kern was employed as a mason and resided in Sea Cliff with his family. Also survived by his three daughters, Jeanne Kopyta and husband Frank of Gouldsboro, PA; Karen Lanzirotti and husband Tony of Naperville, IL;  and Kim Tyson and husband Rob of Landing, NJ; two brothers, John Robin Newbold and Charles Newbold; his sister Ione Battles; and six grandchildren, Frank, Kern, Sarah, Duncan, Elizabeth and Kyle. He was preceded in death by his son Kern M. Newbold Jr. and his sister Jeanne. Private services were conducted in Pennsylvania, at the convenience of the family. For online condolences, visit

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