MAYVILLE - Bernard C. "Bernie" Newhouse, 78, of 72 Valley St., Mayville, N.Y. passed away Thursday (June 28, 2012) at home following a courageous battle with cancer.
He was born in French Creek, N.Y., on July 12, 1933, the son of the late Roy and Ruth Shaw Newhouse.
Bernie was a 1952 gra-duate of Clymer Central School and was a veteran of the U.S. Army Combat of Engineer Corps.
He was employed at Standard Portable in Mayville for 44 years of which he was vice president and general manager for 30 years.
Bernie was a member of the Mayville United Methodist Church, Chau-tauqua Lake Memorial VFW Post 8647 of which he was a charter and life-time member, the American Legion Post 494 and had been very active in the Mayville/Chautauqua Lit-tle League.
He was a loving hus-band, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He enjoyed spending winters in Naples, Fla.; he also en-joyed golfing, baseball, country music and collect-ing political memorabilia.
Bernie is survived by his wife of 49 years, Betty Thompson Newhouse, whom he married on Valentine's Day, Feb. 14, 1963.
He is survived by his children Scott (Liz) New-house of Naples, Fla., Tam-my Buck of Jamestown, N.Y., Cathleen Benton of Stockton, N.Y. and Richard (Juanita) Hubbell of May-ville, N.Y. and grandsons; Ethan Newhouse of Naples, Fla., and Shane Hubbell of Mayville; great-grandchil-dren, Dylan, Derek and Hyacinth Hubbell.
Besides his parents he was preceded in death by a daughter, Teri Newhouse in 2005, a son-in-law, Paul Benton in 2008 and a sister Edna Cook in 2009.
The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday in the Freay Funeral Home, Mayville. The Rev. Mark Parsons will officiate.
The family will receive friends from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday in the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the Mayville United Methodist Church, 81 S. Erie St., Mayville, NY 14757; or Hospice of Chau-tauqua County, 20 W. Fair-mount Ave., Lakewood, NY 14750.