Donald  Newman


2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tuesday, January 30, 2024
Andrew L. Hodges Funeral Home
47 Wellington St. South
St. Marys, Ontario, Canada

Obituary of Donald Earl Newman

Donald Earl Newman in his 73rd year, passed peacefully at Kingsway Lodge on January 22, 2024.

Born in St. Marys to the late William John Newman and Grace Mildred (nee Cole). Don will be missed by his wife of 37 years Deborah “Jane” (nee Merner). Brother of Ruth-Anne Marzinka (Walter), David Newman, deceased (Judy) and brother-in-law of Chris Merner, and Allen Merner (Leanna). Also remembered by many nieces and nephews.

An avid lover of music, Don enjoyed playing the violin, banjo, guitar and harmonica. He was a community and heritage enthusiast. Don could tell a story like no one else.

He would always leave saying “Be good and be careful.”

Cremation has taken place. Visitation will be held at the Andrew L. Hodges Funeral Home, 47 Wellington St. S. St. Marys, on Tuesday, January 30 from 2 – 4 pm. Private family interment in St. Marys Cemetery.


Memorial donations may be made to the

St. Marys Friendship Centre 
P.O. Box 998,
St. Marys, ON, N4X 1B6

St. Marys and Area Mobility Service
317 James St S,
St Marys, ON  N4X 1A6

or Browns Coffee Club
Browns United Church
c/o 136104 13th Line, RR4,
St. Marys, ON  N4X 1C7 


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