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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Published by St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Mar. 25, 2018.