Sue Newman

A photo of Sue Newman


A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.

Sue Newman of Cedar Springs passed away peacefully in the still of the night on Monday March 30, 2020.  She was 75 years old.  She leaves behind the two people who looked up to her most in life; her daughter Leanne Crawford (Steven) and her son Mike Newman.  She will be missed by her grandchildren Evan Vaughan (Marie-Philip), Daniel Vaughan (Teneshia), Matthew Crawford (Jayde), Josh Crawford (Alison), Stevie Crawford (Mackenzie), by ten great-grandchildren and by many nieces and nephews.  In 2001 she was predeceased by her husband of 34 years, Lorne Newman.  She was also predeceased by her parents Dorothy & Lee Thomas and by her only brother George Thomas.

Sue drew strength in life through her faith in God.  She was a long-time member of Cedar Springs United Church until its closing and then became a member of the Fourth Line United Church.  It was that faith that allowed her to face the future unafraid these past few weeks after being diagnosed with cancer.  She was very grateful for the kindness that was shown to both her and to her family by the doctors and nurses at the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance.

Sue will be remembered as a kind and caring neighbour, a great friend and a person who left this world a better place.  She mastered the art of making butter tarts and always had some on hand in the freezer…just in case.

Cremation will take place and a Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.  Blenheim Community Funeral Home entrusted with funeral arrangements.    Friends wishing to remember Sue with a memorial donation are asked to consider the Westover Treatment Centre.

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Mike and family, so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. God Bless

Dear Leanne and Mike I have been blessed to have known your mother and your father and to see the two of you as you grew up. Your mother was a true country girl with treasured values and a faith to be admired. She was so proud of her children and her grandchildren and I was always proud on her behalf when she shared your accomplishments. You have a wonderful legacy to follow and I want you to know that I share your sorrow. Sue was a good friend and she will be missed in this life. May God bless you and all of your family and give you strength. Love, Shirley

Our sincere condolences go out to you all. Your mom was always wearing a smile and will truly be missed. Treasure your memories. Mike and Cindy

So sorry for your loss, keeping your family in my thoughts and prayers. May all the special memories of your mom bring you comfort during this difficult time. Darlene

My sympathy to Sue’s family. Sue was such a pleasant person to be around. I miss our Cedar Springs United Church get together.

Sincere condolences. 🙏

Leanne & family, I am so very sorry for your loss. Sending deepest sympathy & love from my family to yours.

My condolences to the Newman and Crawford families. I remember Sue from her days working at the Buckhorn. Friendly and very nice lady.

Our condolences to all of the family. Sue was an amazing woman. She will be missed, dearly. Thoughts and prayers. From Don Howe and Betty-Anne Osborne.

We are so sorry to hear of Sue's passing. While having the opportunity of participating in some services at Fourth Line United Church, my wife and I had the privilege of getting to know your mother. She loved her family, and as you have said, loved her Lord so much. She shared with me the past few months her health concerns, but she knew in her heart the Lord was always with her. May you and your family sense the peace, comfort and strength of our Lord Jesus Christ. Rev. Kim Cooper

So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers to the family and friends.

Leanne& family; I am very sorry for your great loss. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers at this difficult time.

I got to know Sue at Cedar Springs United Church. You could always count on her for a friendly smile and a helpful hand! I am sorry to hear of her passing and send my sympathy to her family.

Mike and I send our thoughts and prayers to Leanne, Mike and the family. Sue was a caring and thoughtful lady. We will miss her dearly. Love Anne and Mike

Leanne and Steve... So Sorry to hear of your mom's passing. Our sincere condolences. Pete and Joan Anderson

I am so sorry to hear about your mom. We had so many great chats ❤ I will cherish that always

My deepest sympathies to all the family. I know she was a well loved and respected woman. I only met you a couple of times and my children, John and Alicia spoke of you fondly. May your soul soar.

My sympathies to all. Sue was a strong, kind and loving friend. Knew her for years, had coffee with her at Cedar Springs restaurants through the years. Will miss her smiling face.

sorry for your loss of your loved one......

Leanne and Steve and families My heartfelt sympathies to you all on the loss of your Mom, Grandmother and Great-Grandmother.

Mike, Leanne and family. My heartfelt condolences on the loss of your beloved mom. Hold all the wonderful memories close in your hearts. Melanie

RIP Sue. You were a true angel of God and I will never forget you.

Leanne. My condolences on the passing of your mother. She was always so friendly and kind.

Leanne, Mike and family. So sorry for your loss. Your Mom was such a kind lady and always so friendly. May you find comfort in your too short memories. Thinking of you all. Sincerely, Brenda Rumble.❤️

To Sue’s Family We all have lost a wonderful friend, who was beyond caring for everyone. You have so many great memories to cherish, and it isin’t easy saying goodbye. Thinking of your families.

Dear Leanne, Mike & the entire family, Our love and sincere condolences to you during this time. Julie & Marvin