Mechanicsville Volunteer Fire Department
Mechanicsville Volunteer Fire Department, Inc.

Upcoming Events
Jul 17, 2022
Purses and Bags Bingo

View All Events



2022 Incidents
Jan 181
Feb 85
Mar 85
Apr 88
May 78
Jun 94
July
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
Total 611

2022 Jobs
Fires 14
Cuts 8

Past Incidents
2021 900
2020 894
2019 873
2018 907
2017 872
2016 931
2015 884
2014 797
2013 830
2012 862
2011 874
2010 843
2009 773
2008 754
2007 848
Total 12842


Passing of Board of Director George "Earl" Newton
Email Print RSS Facebook Twitter RSS

By Mechanicsville Volunteers
April 18, 2022

George “Earl” Newton, 71, of Mechanicsville, MD, passed away on April 18, 2022 at his home. Born on May 14, 1950 in Leonardtown, MD, he was the son of the late Dorothy Newton and Leo Newton. Earl was the loving husband of Sarah Johns-Newton, whom he married on November 10, 1995 in Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Mechanicsville, MD. He is survived by his children Myssi Williams (David) of Mechanicsville, MD and Mary Hughes of Mechanicsville, MD, his grandchildren Ryan Raley (Crystal), Brooke Raley, Scott Hughes, Brandon Hughes, DJ Williams, and Jace Williams, great grandchildren Christopher Raley and Rylynn Raley, many nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews, as well as his siblings Linda Johnson, Christine Hill, Charlie Newton, Dottie Wilcox, and Wanda Markakis. Earl was preceded in death by his siblings Snow Newton and Bobbie Palmer.

Earl was a lifelong St. Mary’s County, MD resident, and graduated from Chopticon High School in 1968. He served in the Army National Guard for 12 years from November 1969 to retirement in 1981. Earl worked as a Firefighter and EMT for NAS Patuxent Fire Department for 25 years, retiring in 2008. He was a member of the Mechanicsville Vol. Fire Dept., Mechanicsville Vol. Rescue Squad lifetime member, Hollywood Vol. Rescue Squad, and St. Mary’s County ALS, and Member of the Hall of Fame with the Southern Maryland Vol. Firemen’s Association. Earl was also a CPR and First Aide Instructor for St. Mary’s County, MD. His other nicknames included Turtle, Earl the Squirrel, and Earl the Pearl.

Earl was a softball coach, and enjoyed fishing, crabbing, spending time with family and friends, playing keno, bingo, trips to the casinos, as well as breakfast and lunch outings. He loved sitting on his carport watching cars go by and having visitors.

The family will receive friends on Monday, April 25, 2022 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 noon at the Mechanicsville Vol. Fire Department Hall, Mechanicsville, MD, where a funeral service will follow at 12 noon with Deacon Bill Kyte officiating. Interment will be private. Serving as pallbearers will be Greg Casoni, George Bussler, David Williams, Hunter Heiss, Stanley Williams, and John Raley. Honorary pallbearers will be the Mechanicsville Vol. Fire Department, Mechanicsville Vol. Rescue Squad, Hollywood Vol. Rescue Squad, NAS Pax River Fire Department, and St. Mary’s County ALS Unit.

Contributions may be made to the Mechanicsville Vol. Fire Dept., P.O. Box 37, Mechanicsville, MD 20659, Mechanicsville Vol. Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 15 Mechanicsville, MD 20659, Hollywood Vol. Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 79 Hollywood, MD 20636, or any local Fire or EMS Company.

Condolences may be made to the family at www.mgfh.com.

Arrangements provided by the Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home and Cremation Services, P.A., Leonardtown, MD.

For Service Details Visit: https://mgfh.com/book-of-memories/4910366/Newton-George/index.php


Add a Comment Add a Comment 0 Comment(s)


Website Designed and Hosted By: Content Proudly Maintained By: Contact Info:
Firehouse Solutions
www.FirehouseSolutions.com
The Firefighters of Mechanicsville
28165 Hills Club Road
P.O. Box 37
Mechanicsville, MD 20659
Emergency Dial 911
Phone: 301-884-4709
General Inquiry Form
E-mail: info@mvfd.com
Copyright © 2022 Firehouse Solutions (A Service of Technology Reflections, Inc.)
Visitors Since Mar 15, 2004: 7,549,101   |  Visitors Today: 381