Robert "Dean" Newson
Robert “Dean” Newson of Wingham, passed away peacefully after a courageous battle with a brain tumour at Huron Hospice, west of Clinton, on Friday, Nov. 12, 2021. He was 63.
Dean loved sports, especially golf, the Toronto Maple Leafs, spending time with his friends and his dogs, but most of all his family.
Dean was the loving husband of Pat (Gillespie) Newson and the cherished dad of Mitchell Newson and Macpherson “Max” Newson. He was the beloved son of Robert Newson, the treasured brother of Luann Sunohara, David and Nancy Newson and Laurel and Kevin Lake and the son-in-law of George and Vera Gillespie and brother-in-law of Liza and Dan Sweeney. Dean was the dearly-loved nephew of Shirley and Sandy Hucul, Carol and Richard Byers and Doug McDowell.
Dean will be lovingly remembered by his nieces and nephews, Katelyn, Karyn, Kristen, Kevin, Matthew, Michelle, Danielle, Madeleine, Olivia, Charlotte, Nolan, Ethan, Caitlin and Caroline, as well as by his many friends, co-workers and customers.
Dean was predeceased by his mother Doreen Newson, niece Ashley Newson and his aunts and uncles, Larry Newson, Betty McDowell, Merilyn Stevenson, Bill and Penny Kerwin.
A funeral to honour Dean’s life will be held on Thursday, Nov. 18 at the Wingham Columbus Centre at 2 p.m. Those wishing to attend the funeral must RSVP through the McBurney Funeral Home website. The funeral will be live-streamed through the website as well. In lieu of a visitation, a come-and-go celebration of Dean’s life will be held following the funeral from 3:30-6:30 p.m. Proof of vaccination and ID will be required prior to entry and masks must be worn.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the North Huron Food Share or Huron Hospice would be appreciated.
Online condolences may be left at www.mcburneyfuneralhome.com