Ronald O. "Lucky" Newman Saturday, July 29, 1950 - Sunday, June 11, 2017

Ronald O. “Lucky” Newman, age 66, of the Town of Wheatfield, June 11, 2017. Ronald was a U. S. Army veteran and served with the 101st Airborne in Vietnam. He was employed as a truck driver with Modern Disposal. He was a member of the American Legion Wheatfield Post, The Vietnam Veterans of America, and the Disabled American Veterans. He enjoyed traveling, camping and spending time with his grandchildren. Beloved husband of Mary (VanHorn) Newman; dear father of Jacob (Michelle) Newman and Carrie Newman. Grandfather of Damian Newman, Payton Wheeler and Jacob Newman. Brother of Timothy (Kate) Newman and Jim and Lillian. Beloved brother-in-law of Debbie MacIver; uncle of several nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the Fretthold Funeral Home Inc. 1241 Oliver St. at Ward Rd. in North Tonawanda on Wednesday from 5 – 8 P.M. Funeral service will be held at the funeral home on Thursday at 10:30 A.M., the Rev. Mark Aurenhamer will officiate. Interment will be held in Acacia Park Cemetery with military honors. Guest register available at

Join us on Wednesday, June 14, 2017 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm

Ron Rest In Peace. I knew you since I was little. You were a great friend. I will miss you.

Remembering our visit July 2016.  

It is hard to say goodbye to a good friend like you Ron, Good memories remain. Love you and your dear family.

Mary and family... we are so sorry for your loss... please let us know if there is anything we can do for you

Dear Mary, 

So sad to hear about your husband my thought and prayers are with you and all your family. I know what you are going through I just lost my mom on Easter Sunday. ((Hugs))