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Edwin C. Newkirt Sr.

Mt. Kisco, New York

July 27, 1951 - February 16, 2021

Edwin C. Newkirt Sr. Obituary

Edwin C. Newkirt was born on July 27th, 1951 to John C. Newkirt Sr. and Ida B Newkirt. He was the second of three children. At a young age, Edwin accepted Christ in Brooklyn, New York in 1970 at The Church of God Prophecy (Bushwick) under the leadership of Bishop John C. Newkirt, Sr. He attended the public schools in Brooklyn, NY and later graduated from J.F.K. High School in Cleveland, Ohio. He furthered his education at the School of Practical Advance Studies through The Church of God Prophecy International Offices. Edwin was employed at the New York State Department of Corrections, Ossining, NY for thirty-one years, retiring in August of 2014. Edwin received his Lay Minister License on November 17th, 1987 and his Ministerial License on April 1, 1989. Edwin eventually became an Evangelist and soon after he became the Senior Pastor of The Deliverance Temple Church of God of Prophecy in Mount Vernon, NY where he Pastored for twenty-nine years until he was called home to be with the Lord. Edwin is survived by his loving wife, Barbara Jean Sadler-Newkirt; daughter, Tasha Lewis; son, Matthew Cole Newkirt; grandson, Elijah Charles Rey; granddaughter, Aaniyah Emma Smart; sister-in-law, Ann Reeves; nephew, David Sadler; parents, Bishop John C and Ida B. Newkirt, Sr.; brother, John C. Newkirt, Jr; sister, Joyce E. (Joe deceased) Rhodes and a host of uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Edwin is preceded in death by his son Edwin C. Newkirt, Jr and mother-in-law, Annie R. Sadler. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Bishop Edwin C. Newkirt, Sr. Scholarship Fund at The Deliverance Temple Church of God of Prophecy 140 E. Third Street, Mount Vernon, NY 10550. PayPal.me/deliverancetemplecog Celebration of Life Cassidy-Flynn Funeral Home Inc. Saturday, March 6, 2021 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM 288 East Main Street Mount Kisco, NY 10549 Funeral Service Cassidy-Flynn Funeral Home Inc. Saturday, March 6, 2021 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM 288 East Main Street Mount Kisco, NY 10549

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Edwin C. Newkirt was born on July 27th, 1951 to John C. Newkirt Sr. and Ida B Newkirt. He was the second of three children. At a young age, Edwin accepted Christ in Brooklyn, New York in 1970 at The Church of God Prophecy (Bushwick) under the leadership of Bishop John C. Newkirt, Sr. He attended the public schools in Brooklyn, NY and later graduated from J.F.K. High School in Cleveland, Ohio. He furthered his education at the School of Practical Advance Studies through The Church of God Prophecy International Offices. Edwin was employed at the New York State Department of Corrections, Ossining, NY for thirty-one years, retiring in August of 2014. Edwin received his Lay Minister License on November 17th, 1987 and his Ministerial License on April 1, 1989. Edwin eventually became an Evangelist and soon after he became the Senior Pastor of The Deliverance Temple Church of God of Prophecy in Mount Vernon, NY where he Pastored for twenty-nine years until he was called home to be with the Lord. Edwin is survived by his loving wife, Barbara Jean Sadler-Newkirt; daughter, Tasha Lewis; son, Matthew Cole Newkirt; grandson, Elijah Charles Rey; granddaughter, Aaniyah Emma Smart; sister-in-law, Ann Reeves; nephew, David Sadler; parents, Bishop John C and Ida B. Newkirt, Sr.; brother, John C. Newkirt, Jr; sister, Joyce E. (Joe deceased) Rhodes and a host of uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Edwin is preceded in death by his son Edwin C. Newkirt, Jr and mother-in-law, Annie R. Sadler. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Bishop Edwin C. Newkirt, Sr. Scholarship Fund at The Deliverance Temple Church of God of Prophecy 140 E. Third Street, Mount Vernon, NY 10550. PayPal.me/deliverancetemplecog Celebration of Life Cassidy-Flynn Funeral Home Inc. Saturday, March 6, 2021 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM 288 East Main Street Mount Kisco, NY 10549 Funeral Service Cassidy-Flynn Funeral Home Inc. Saturday, March 6, 2021 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM 288 East Main Street Mount Kisco, NY 10549

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