NEWELL, Francis (Frank, Frankie) Norman

Born on September 5, 1928. Passed away September 3, 2021.

Passed away peacefully at Rubicon Grove, Shearwater. Much loved husband of Maudie (dec.). Adored father and father-in-law of Jennifer and Peter, Mark, Glenda and Ron. Precious Grandfather and Great-Grandfather of Adam, Wil and Matilda. Nicholas and Thomas. Simon, Kerryn, Ella, Charli and Tate. Jason and Belinda. Danielle, Gareth, Ethan and Angus.

A true gentleman with a beautiful heart and soul.

“He has achieved success who has lived well, laughed often and loved much; who has enjoyed the trust of women, the respect of men, and the love of little children; who has left the world better than he found it; who has always looked for the best in others and given them the best he had; whose life was an inspiration.”

Forever loved, never forgotten.

Funeral NoticeSaturday September 11, 2021 - 11:00am
Mersey Gardens Chapel and Crematorium20-24 Stony Rise Road, Devonport

Family and friends of Mr Francis “Frank” Newell are warmly invited to attend his funeral to be held at Mersey Gardens Chapel and Crematorium, 20-24 Stony Rise Road, Devonport on SATURDAY, September 11, 2021 at 11:00am. Check in TAS required. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Make A Wish Foundation would be appreciated and may be made at the service. For those unable to attend, we encourage you to use our livestreaming service at

  1. Farewell you beautiful man. Thanks for the memories. Love, Judy and Ian.

    Judith Cornwall September 6 2021
  2. Your are such a beautiful person and words are not enough to describe you. You will be missed dearly. ‘Til we meet again. Love you.

    Christina Onate September 11 2021