Esther Newsted

Newsted, Esther (nee Flavell)

On March 5, 2018, Esther passed away peacefully in her 90th year at the Sun Parlor Home, Leamington. Beloved wife of the late Gordon Newsted (1993). Dear mother of Dr. W. Jay Newsted (Debbie), Shelley Marentette (Norm). Dearly beloved grandmother of Benjamin, Daniel, and Jason Newsted; Joshua and Spencer Marentette. Dear sister of Jessie Ogar, predeceased by Ruth Stewart (Bill), and John Flavell (Phyllis). Esther will be fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews. Esther was a proud member of the graduating nursing class, 1951, Grace Hospital, Windsor. She was an active member of Strangfield/St. Andrews United Church Community, and was also a member of the Rebekah Lodge. A special thanks to the staff of the Sun Parlor Home for the care and compassion shown to our mom. Cremation has taken place and a private memorial service will be held in the Spring. Donations may be made to Diabetes Canada, Canadian Cancer Society, or the Sun Parlor Home. Arrangements entrusted with the Reid Funeral Home, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631). Share condolences or make a donation at