Matthew Newman M.D.
1936 - 2018
July 6, 1936
March 22, 2018
Newman, Matthew MD March 22, 2018. Beloved husband of Jane R. Newman; dear father of Lee I Newman, Andrew R. Newman, and Betsy Newman Dennig; dear father in law of Allegra Clement-Bayard and Ellen Hamilton Newman; dear grandfather of Ella Newman, Nicolas and Xander Newman, Madison and Livy Dennig; dear brother of Saundra Davidow and the late Arline Newman.

Matthew was a graduate of Vanderbilt University, Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons, and served as Chief Resident of Ophthalmology at Barnes Hospital. In his retirement, Grampy spent much of his time with his grandchildren, dog Remy and tending his gardens. He served as a dedicated member of The Board of Directors for Opera Theatre of St. Louis and as an avid Docent at The Saint Louis Art Museum. His legacy lives on in the memories of his family and patients.

Services: A memorial service will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions preferred to Opera Theatre of Saint Louis, 130 Edgar Rd, Saint Louis, MO 63119 or the Miriam Foundation, 501 Bacon Ave, Saint Louis, MO 63119.
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Matt was my chief resident in ophthalmology at Barnes Hospital. He was a wonderful teacher and always showed respect to the patients and staff. We will all miss him.
George Bohigian MD
March 26, 2018
Matt was a pioneer in intraocular lens implant surgery to So. Illinois. Respected and trusted by Optometric friends who will always remember his skills and compassion!
Michael Gewe
March 25, 2018
We were at Vanderbilt together..The AE Pi House was across the street from the Beta House. We were together a lot..I was a Thoracic Resident at Barnes while Matt was Ophth..He was a wonderful friend and doctor..My sympathy to Jane and the children...
Bill Sasser
March 25, 2018
Thank you all for reaching out and taking note of dad's passing. So special to hear from friends from the past and all you have to say about the man we all loved so much
Andrew Newman
March 24, 2018
I was Dr. Newmans last opthalmic technician, working with him until he retired. We accomplished what we had to accomplish in a days time, but we were also friends who laughed a lot. I have him to thank for my introduction to, and appreciation of, opera. Although we havent seen one another in years, I think of him often and he remains forever in my heart..
Deborah Marshall
March 24, 2018
our families were good friends for many years. Jane and Matt gave great fourth of July parties at their house. the kids had a wonderful time.

i am very sorry to hear of Matt's passing. he was a wonderful man and was my doctor.
john boeger
March 24, 2018