2016-01-15 / Obituaries

Ethel L. Redlein

NEWPORT — Ethel L. (Booker) Redlein, 82, of Meadow Road in Newport, died Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016, surrounded by her family.

She was born March 15, 1933, in West Point, Georgia, the daughter of Emory and Mary (Cantrell) Booker. She was educated in the West Point school system and lived in Georgia for 18 years. Ethel moved to Long Island, New York in 1953 and was married to Burton Redlein in 1951.  Ethel lived in New York until her husband’s passing in 1993. While in New York, she worked for a few years in retail sales. She was an active member of the Sayville Congregational UCC, where she taught Sunday School and also worked in the church nursery. She moved to New Hampshire in 1996 and lived in Sunapee and Newport. Ethel was always up to traveling “wherever."  

Members of her family surviving include a daughter and her husband, Evelyn L. and James Anderson of Newport; two sons and their wives, Mark A. and Sharren Redlein of Miami Lakes, Florida and Donald J. and Sue Redlein of Kingston, New York; a sister, I. Ann Schankles of Huntsville, Alabama; eight grandchildren, Matthew Balentine of New York, Michelle Redlein of Vermont, Dustin Redlein of Vermont, Cortney Saindon of Florida, Anna Mulvey-Anderson, Jeff Anderson, Chris Anderson and Bradley Anderson, all of Newport; and three great-grandchildren, Ruby Saindon, Leah Redlein and Benjamin Redlein.
A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 30, at the Newton-Bartlett Funeral Home, 42 Main St., in Newport.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Norris Cotton Cancer Center North, One Medical Center Drive, Lebanon, NH 03756.

To sign an online guest book, visit www.newtonbartlett.com.

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