Paul R. Newell

STEAMBURG — Paul R. Newell, 43, of Route 394, Steamburg, passed away Friday, Feb. 15, 2019, in the town of Gerry as the result of an automobile accident.

Paul was born Oct. 24, 1975, in Jamestown the son of Dale Richard and Helen L. (Morrison) Newell. Paul was a 1994 graduate of Randolph Central School. He was a self-employed skilled mechanic and woodsman and he enjoyed spending time with his children, as well as being outdoors.

He is survived by his mother, Helen L. Morrison Newell of Steamburg; two children: Lawrence and Gwendolynne Harrison -Newell of Steamburg; three siblings: Paula Barber and husband Thad and James Newell all of Steamburg and Jenny (Randall D. Ott) Newell of Guyton, Ga.

Paul was preceded in death by his father, Dale Richard Newell in 2009; maternal grandparents Robert and Viola Stanton Morrison; and paternal grandparents: Paul and Jennie Irma Snow Newell.

The family will receive relatives and friends 4-7 p.m. Wednesday (Feb. 20, 2019) in the VanRensselaer & Son Funeral Home, 14 Church St., Randolph, from where services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday.

Rick Peters, pastor of the Steamburg United Methodist Church will officiate. Inurnment will be in the Steamburg Cemetery.

To send a condolence log onto www.vanrensselaerandsonfuneralhome.com. Memorials if desired may be sent to Cattaraugus County Bank, 42 Main Street, Randolph, NY 14772 in C/O Paul’s two children; Lawrence and Gwendolynne Harrison-Newell.