Grace Marie Newport


Grace Marie Newport, 76, of Napoleon, passed away April 12, 2017 at the Henry County Hospital.

She was born July 14, 1940 in Canandaigua, NY  to the late John  and Marion Irene (Palmer)  Kelly.

Grace leaves behind seven children, Thomas (Denise) Naida of Ohio; Betty Woodfin of Ohio; Dawn (Brian) Gulstrom of Texas; Tina (Melvin) Petrosky of Texas; Kimberly (Kenny) Moore of Florida; Charles Knapp of Florida and Michael Knapp of Hawaii; and many of grandchildren and great- grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, a brother, Marvin Kelly and husbands Tom Howe, John Lake and Frank Newport

Grace was a homemaker and enjoyed playing BINGO and collecting porcelain dolls. She was also a life member of the VFW Women's Auxiliary in Wauseon.

Grace will be laid to rest in Forest Hill Cemetery, Napoleon. There will be no services.

Memorials are suggested to the Napoleon Masonic Lodge 256 Building Fund. 

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Walker-Hoening Mortuary, Napoleon.


Private burial will take place at a later date.

500 W. Maumee Ave, Napoleon, Ohio 43545

Forest Hill Cemetery

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