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Newhauser, Thelma “Jaynie” October 2, 1944 - August 3, 2022

Thelma J. Newhauser (Jaynie)

October 2, 1944 – August 3, 2022

Jaynie was born in East Stroudsburg, PA.  She was the daughter of George and Mardean Fenical. She is survived by her husband William R. Newhauser, who she was married to for 59 years and their two daughters, Deborah and Leigh. She is also survived by her grandchildren, William and Taylor and three great grandchildren, Hudson, Paisley, and Cooper. Also survived by her sisters Bonnie and Gigi with many nieces and nephews, and her special angel Karen.

Jaynie worked many years in the town library and was a librarian secretary for 25 years in the Hackettstown elementary school district. She had a special love for the children and the teachers who worked in the district. Upon retirement she enjoyed cooking, gardening, the love of animals, and traveling in their RV, especially with her husband, grandchildren and their dog Molly. Her ultimate passion was the love she had for her whole family. She enjoyed hosting many gatherings. Her favorite gathering was the Christmas Holiday Season.

Jaynie left a footprint on everyone’s heart that knew her.  There will not be any funeral services as these were her wishes so that her friends and family only remember her as they last saw her.  If you wish to make a donation in her memory, please donate to


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    Leigh A. Newhauser says

    Mommy you were and are the BEST! You are free now from everything just as a butterfly!!! You are loved so much not only by me …but from everyone you have ever came in contact with! You will always live through me and I will continue to be the true warrior you were!!!
    I love you with all my heart!

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    Rob Rohner says

    Some of the best times, and we would laugh until we cried was with Bill & Jaynie. While they had the cabin on Sugar Mountain, we spent nearly every weekend, all weekend together. At some point Saturday would be spent in Stroudsburg so that Jaynie could find a new blouse for work. Their were our hunting days, usually didn’t get anything, although we did get those two pheasants. Wayne’s grouse. The Christmas tree expedition. I still know nothing. The bear on the sleigh ride hill. Aunt Vesta’s shoe. Chewing gum in the macaroni & cheese. The red speedo. The yard sales, especially the candle stand Bill broke, and then poor Gail had to explain to the buyer when it fell apart as the woman carried it to her car, “well that’s antiques for you, the joints come loose.” Jaynie just ran into the house. They are my best memories. Thank you Jaynie for all that you were to everyone. Love you, and until we meet again. Bill, Leigh, Karen & Deb (family) my sincere sympathy and prayers. Rob

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    Victoria Tubridy says

    I will never forget you Jaynie!!! You hold a very special place in my heart forever ❤️ You are the most pure-hearted, compassionate person I’ve met in my life. Your family was soo lucky to have such an amazing woman like you in their life and I’m so lucky that I got to spend my mornings with you and shared lots of laughter. You are truly one of a kind and will be missed deeply ❤️ Sending my love to Leigh, Deb, Bill & Family ❤️❤️

    Your third adopted daughter, Tori xox

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    Linda Boyle- Medina says

    Mrs. Newhauser, our family’s lived 50 years as neighbors, lots of laughs, tears, you and Mr. Newhauser where so kind to my mother when my father passed she loved you and now you two can laugh giggle in heaven 🥰

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    Ray & Angie Lemasters says

    Dear Bill and family,
    Our condolences to you and your family on your wife’s passing.

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    Deb Beck says

    Dear Jaynie~ you have been on my mind for the last 2 weeks and today I found out why. You are with the angels above now. About 15 years ago, you took me under your wing and taught me everything I needed to know to work in Willow Grove’s library. You always encouraged me, reassured me, and supported me throughout the years. I am truly blessed to have had you as a mentor and more importantly, a dear friend. You have touched my life in many ways and grateful to God that He placed you in my life ‘s path. Although I will miss you, I know your light will continue to shine in the lives of all those you have touched and in all of those that love and remember you. My sincere condolences to Bill, your daughters, and family. Rest easy and I hope our paths will cross again. Love You~ Deb

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    John (JT) Tupper says


    You were always my favorite reason to come to Hatch and Willow. Regardless of my mood it always brightened after talking with you and I always walked out of the building feeling better than I did walking in. From your grandson’s baseball successes to your trips with Bill in the RV, every story was lined with sunshine just as you always were and still are from a much better place. My Prayers and condolences go out to all the special people in Jaynie’s life, which am guessing is just about everyone she knew. What always stood out during our time working together, was that making others feel special was her “specialty”.

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