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Henry Newman

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Of Dedham, age 96, died April 5, 2022. He was born August 13, 1925 to Abraham and Bessie Newman in Boston. He was raised in Revere. Upon graduation from high school, he volunteered to serve in the Army and fought in the Pacific during World War II. A beneficiary of the GI Bill, Henry received his BA in psychology from Boston University and his MBA from the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business. He married the late Muriel (Glaser) Newman, and raised two children in Revere and Swampscott: Madelyn (Newman) Morris and the late Dr. Melissa (Newman) Robichaud. Henry worked in various capacities as a Certified Public Accountant, such as preparing taxes and serving as an internal controller. The highlight of his career was his work as the Chief Financial Officer of the Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital. In recognition of his work at the Spaulding, Henry was named an incorporator of Partners Health Care, now Mass General Brigham. After retirement, he moved to Florida with his second wife Barbara (Kramer) Newman, initially to the Indian Springs Community in Boynton Beach and then to the Frenchmen’s Creek Country Club Community in Palm Beach Gardens. Henry enjoyed playing golf, tennis and bridge, studying the stock market, spending time with family and friends, and traveling the world by car, cruise ship, commercial airlines and private jet. The last stop on his journey was Newbridge on the Charles in Dedham where he made many wonderful friends. Henry is survived by his devoted daughter Madelyn Morris of Newton; his loving granddaughters: Rachel Robichaud of Pawtucket, RI, Merrill Robichaud of Charlestown and Sabrina Robichaud of Boston; his dear grandsons: Martin Morris of Rockville, MD and Adam Morris of Sharon; his great-grandchildren: Jared and Samuel Morris of Rockville MD, Zoe and Jillian Morris of Sharon; his niece Sherri (Baker) Botticelli of Boynton Beach, FL; his step children: Melinda Kramer, of Chicago, Ill and Samuel Kramer of Quincy; and Melinda’s children: Alex Ernst of Chelsea and Eden Ernst, of Boulder Colo. He was preceded in death by his first wife Muriel (Glaser) Newman, his parents: Abraham and Bessie Newman, his sister Sylvia (Newman) Baker, his daughter Dr. Melissa (Newman) Robichaud, his niece Dale (Baker) DiCarlo, and his second wife Barbara (Kramer) Newman. In lieu of flowers, donations should be made to the Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital.

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