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Grace Margarette (Rickward) Newman

January 31, 1936 — August 14, 2019


NEWMAN, Grace Margarette (nee Rickward)

Passed away peacefully on Wednesday, August 14, 2019 at home with her family by her side.  Grace was born on January 31, 1936 to Robert and Mahalah Rickward of South Porcupine and raised in Kearney, Ontario.  Left to mourn her passing is her beloved husband Norman Newman of 65 years.  Loving mother of Brenda Greer, Karen (Chris) Woroch and Dale (Susan) Newman.   Cherished grandmother of Bethany, Jamie (Christina), Karissa (James), Carly (Paul) and Jordan.  Great-grandmother of Alyssa, Jacob, Brooklynn, Issac and Lucas. Dear sister of Harvey (Verna) Rickward.  Pre-deceased by her remaining siblings Robert (Irene) Rickward, Mildred (Edward) Watts, Kay (Loren) Woodruff and Helen (Carroll) Gilchrist.  Grace will be sadly missed by close family friends Lori Gray, Andrea and Scott Chatterson.

The family will receive friends on Friday, August 23, 2019 at Billingsley Funeral Home from 7-9 p.m.  The memorial service will be held on Saturday, August 24, 2019 at Faith Baptist Church at 1:30 p.m.  As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations can be made to "The Friends of Fairvern" or "The Huntsville Table Soup Kitchen".  Messages of sympathy may be left at

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Friday, August 23, 2019

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Saturday, August 24, 2019

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