|PHOTO of Vera Budnick Newton, -c.December 1953.|
On March 25, 1956, Robert Newton died in the arms of his wife Vera (19 years his junior-born Aug. 10, 1924) at the age of 50. The official cause was a heart attack. On January 14, 2000, his widow Vera died at age 75. Their ashes are interred together at Westwood Memorial Cemetery, in the Main urn garden.