Bruce James Newman, 69, of Lakewood died Feb. 16, 2012. Born in Brooklyn, he lived in Lakewood for 58 years.
Mr. Newman was a self-employed building contractor in the Lakewood area for many years.
He graduated from Lakewood High School.
He served in the U.S. Army from 1961 to 1964.
He is survived by his wife of 34 years, Judy; his son, Matthew of Berkeley, Calif.; four daughters, Dawn Alesi-Crossman of Fresno, Calif., Faith Anne Wagner of Barnegat, Shira Newman of Toms River, and Helen Newman- Pagliaro of Toms River; a sister, Felice Malta of Tinton Falls; and seven grandchildren.
Services were held Feb. 19 with arrangements by Belkoff-Goldstein Funeral Chapel, Lakewood. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.