Cover - Newman, DonDon Russell Newman of R.R. #4 Chesley, passed away suddenly at home with his family on Sunday, July 20, 2014 in his 68th year.

Beloved husband of Elaine. Loving father of Heather (John) Edgington of Walkerton and Paul (Catherine) of Cambridge. Don will be sadly missed by his grandchildren, Jakob, Lucas and A.J. Edgington; Amanda and Matthew Newman. He will be fondly remembered by his siblings, Mabel Mercier, Fay Binkley, Bonnie (Frank) Mantler and Keith (Wendy), all of Harriston, Gerald (Frances) of Clifford, Lloyd (Cathy) and Sharon Lett, all of Kitchener and Dale of Brussels as well as many nieces and nephews. Don was predeceased by his brother Bob, sister Janice Hale and his parents, Charles and Martha (Scott) Newman.

Visitation will be held at Rhody Family Funeral Home, Chesley on Wednesday from 2 – 4 and 7 – 9  p.m. where a funeral service celebrating Don’s life will be held on Thursday, July 24, 2014 at 11 a.m. Interment in St. Matthew’s Lutheran Cemetery, Mildmay. Terri-Ann Mattiasson – Celebrant.

Memorial donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or the charity of your choice would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.

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