Patrick E. “Pat” New, Sr., age 76 of Monroe, passed away on May 3, 2017. A memorial service will be held on Thursday, May 11, 2017 at 5 PM in the Stateroom of Tim Stewart Funeral Home in Monroe. Pat spent two years in the US Navy and was a welder foreman for Target Sheet Metal Company in Lilburn. He spent most of his spare time fishing with his wife, Ellen and loved making fishing rods for his children and grandchildren. He was of the Christian faith. He is survived by his wife, Ellen New of Monroe; sons, Pat “Skip” New, Jr. and John New, both of Hiawassee; daughters, Lisa Sipes of San Diego, CA and Shannon Traxler of San Jacinto, CA; brothers & sisters-in-law, Bill & Glenda New of Social Circle and Reggie & Patricia New of Lilburn; six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to: Outdoors Without Limits, c/o Kirk Thomas, Director, 333 Briarwood Tr. , Winterville, Georgia 30683; you may visit their website at: www.outdoorwithoutlimits.net. The family will receive friends from 4 until 5 PM Thursday before the service at Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 209 S. Hammond Drive, Monroe, Georgia 30655. (770) 267-2594. You may sign the online guest registry book at www.stewartfh.com
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