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Merilyn Barbara Newsham (nee Minish)

Merilyn Barbara Newsham nee Minish passed away at Lloydminster, Saskatchewan on March 5, 2024 at the age of 55 years.
Merilyn is survived by: brother, Colin (Patricia) Minish and their family Shawn, Corrine, and Ashleen (Jerry Sweeney); brother, Garry (Leonida) and their family Michael (Charma), Leonard (Angie), Susanna Minish, Cristina (Scott) McAleer, and Pamala Minish; brother, Harold (Judy) Koppel and their family Tyler (Krysta) Koppel, Daniel (Tara) Koppel, Gary (Judy) Walsh, Brian (Joanne) Gislason, Brent (Donna) Hawker, and Brenda Gislason; aunts and uncles, Fred (Teddy) Minish, Orla (Dave) Lockerbie, and Shirley Shappert; many cousins and their families; her beloved cat, Tinkers; and friend Gayla.
Merilyn is predeceased by: her parents, Robert and Faye Minish; step mother, Pauline Minish; her husband, Marcus Newsham; step brother; David Gislason; great nephew, Dawson Carswell; and numerous aunts and uncles.
The Funeral Service for Merilyn was conducted from Grace United Church, Lloydminster, AB on Friday, March 15, 2024 at 11:00 am. If you were unable to attend in person, you may view the live streaming of the service posted on McCaw Funeral Service website under Merilyn’s obituary.
Donations in memory of Merilyn may be made to Grace United Church or Charity of Choice.
Card of Thanks
The Newsham Family wish to thank the ambulance attendants for their great care, Rev. Cathy Kinsman for officiating; Lois Sonnega for playing piano; Grace United Church Choir; Angie Minish for a beautiful Eulogy; all the Pallbearers; church ladies for a beautiful lunch; and for all the cards and donations made in memory of Merilyn.