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Laura  L. Newham
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Obituary for Laura L. Newham

Laura L. Newham (nee Larkin), 82, a resident of Naperville, IL since 1972, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, March 18, 2018 at her home. She was born February 22, 1936 in Passaic, NJ.

Beloved mother of Laurie (José ) Garcia of Ocala, FL, Nancy (James) Ingold of Huntersville, NC and Ed (Jill) Newham of Aurora, IL, adored grandmother of Andrew Garcia, Jordan Newham and the late Jennifer Garcia, devoted daughter of the late Edward and Regina (nee Sweeney) Larkin, dear sister of Tom (Grace) Larkin of San Antonio, TX and the late Ed (Rosemary) Larkin and the late Colleen Lavell, fond cousin, aunt, great-aunt and friend of many.

Laura grew up Ridgewood, NJ and was a graduate of Loretto Heights College in Denver, CO with a degree in Education. She settled in Naperville in 1972 and was a former member of SS. Peter & Paul Catholic Church and St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church and a currently member of St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church, all in Naperville. Laura was a tireless volunteer at Edward Hospital and St. Patrick's Residence in Naperville, where she was a member of the Guild of St. Patrick's. She also volunteered at the Dominican Literacy Center in Aurora., IL and was a talented artist who specialized in oil paintings.

Visitation Friday, April 6, 2018, 4:00-8:00 PM at Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 44 S. Mill St., Naperville.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Saturday, April 7, 10:00 AM at St. Thomas the Apostle Church, 1500 Brookdale Rd., Naperville.

Interment: Private.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Laura’s memory may be made to: Dominican Literacy Center, 260 Vermont Ave, Aurora, IL 60505-3100, (630) 898-4636, dominicanliteracycenter.org

For more information, please call (630) 355-0213.


Previous Events

Visitation

Friday

6

Apr

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home

44 S. Mill St.
Naperville, IL 60540

Service

Saturday

7

Apr

10:00 AM
St. Thomas the Apostle

1500 Brookdale Road
Naperville, Illinois 60563


Memorial Contribution

Dominican Literacy Center

260 Vermont Ave
Aurora, IL 60505-3100
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