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Walter Newsome, 75, Lifelong Bridgeport Resident

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BRIDGEPORT, Conn. -- Walter Newsome, 75, of Bridgeport, died Friday, Sept. 11.

Born in Aiken, S.C. to the late Marcus and Mae F. Mims Newsome, he was a life-long resident of Bridgeport.

He was employed as a presser with the Hour Glass Cleaners.

In addition to his parents, a brother Albert Newsome and a sister Ella Mae Joyner predeceased him.

He leaves behind four brothers, Michael Newsome and Larry Carr of Bridgeport, Gregory Jones of California and Lionel Jones of North Carolina; seven sisters, Ruth Hill, Justine Pierce, Gwendolyn Gill and Lana Washington of Bridgeport, Margaret Davis of West Haven, Barbara Jean Semedo of New York and Linda Nails of Florida; and a host of nephews, nieces and other relatives and friends.

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