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Raisa Newman


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Raisa Newman Obituary
Raisa (Kemler), Newman, age 85, of Chestnut Hill died peacefully on May 28, 2018. Married to her beloved and devoted husband, Dr. Morton B. Newman for 63 years, she is the cherished mother of Judith Ann Newman, Emily Beth Newman, and the late Mark Aron Newman. Her loving family includes her sons-in-law, Jeffrey MacGregor and Gregory Katz; and her grandchildren: Rebecca and John MacGregor, and Eli and Leo Katz. She is survived by her sister, Dorothy Dulian, of Dallas. Raisa graduated Radcliffe College in 1954, earned three Masters degrees, and began working as an AIDS social worker from the start of the epidemic. Graveside services were held at Sharon Memorial Park on Thursday May 31 at 9:45 am. A full memorial service will be announced. The family suggests expressions of sympathy in Raisas memory be sent to reachoutandread.org or a . Stanetsky Memorial Chapels. www.stanetskybrookline.com. 617-232-9300
Published in The Newton Tab from May 31 to June 13, 2018
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