Maryanne Newman
Newman, Maryanne 60, Florissant Mo., died Sat., Sept., 17, 2016, at home and surrounded by her family. Maryanne was born Nov. 8, 1955 in St. Louis Mo., the daughter of Patricia A. and the late Charles V. Newman. She is survived by her loving husband of 39 years, William Hafner, her daughters Annie (Adam) Haarmann and Emily (Ryan) Gremminger, her mother, Patricia Newman and mother-in-law, Mary Hafner, her sisters Susan (Joe) Geerling, Ellen (Mark) Geerling, Margie (Alan Brunettin) Newman, Patti (Gregg) McKnight, and Anne Newman, and her in-laws, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends-all who enjoyed her wit, warmth and wisdom. Maryanne was a member of the American Bar Association, the Missouri Bar Assoc., and Bar Assoc. of Metropolitan St. Louis, a 1982 graduate of St. Louis University School of Law, and a practicing attorney in St. Louis for 30 years. She was the best wife, mother, daughter, sister and friend. We will miss her beyond measure. Services: Services will be held Wednesday, September 21, 10:00 a.m. at St. Norberts, 16455 New Halls Ferry Florissant , MO. Visitation is Tues., Sept 20, 2 - 8 p.m. at HUTCHENS Mortuary, 675 Graham Rd, Florissant. Family and friends wishing to honor her memory may make a donation to St. Norbert Catholic Church in Florissant MO.
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Published by St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Sep. 19, 2016.
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Bill and family,
I knew Maryanne for many, many years and had the pleasure and privilege of working with her for a time. I learned about her passing just now and am quite shocked and saddened. I'm so sorry for your loss.
Lawrence Gordon
October 7, 2016
I haven't seen Maryanne in close to 30 years. To me she will always be the cute spunky girl that knew how to laugh and could keep Bill in line! I knew that she had put in a heroic fight against cancer and surely it was the love for her girls and for Bill that kept her here so long. She will live always in the hearts of her family and those that loved her.
Joanie Willard
September 27, 2016
This is such a shock, our condolences to Bill and the Girls on the loss of such a fine lady!

Rick and Chris Lester
Rick Lester
September 20, 2016
I had the pleasure of working for Maryanne once upon a time. She was the best listener I have ever known. She was so special in so many ways. I will miss her dearly! Prayers for her family!
Gail Steele
September 20, 2016
remembering fondly fun times in law school and after. so sorry to hear.
Teresa Mayhew Hess
September 20, 2016
Maryanne and I met while attending St. Thomas Aquinas high school. We got to be good friends and really enjoyed our high school years. What I remember most was that she was always happy and smiling brightly! I am very sorry to hear of her passing.
Ellen (Mueller) Cordivari
September 19, 2016
Such a great woman and the family legacy she has created is a testimony. All of you are in our thoughts and prayers.

S. Joan and the Rosati-Kain Community.
Sister Joan Andert
September 19, 2016
So very sorry to hear of Maryanne's passing. We enjoyed her friendship and professionalism during her time at Nichols & Challis law firm. Our sympathy to Bill and family.
Jack Challis
September 19, 2016
Prayers to the family. Maryann is one of the best people I have ever known and I was very fortunate to have her in my life. She will be greatly missed.
Laura Stiffler
September 19, 2016