Mackenzie Alba Newsome

August 8, 2008March 5, 2013

Mackenzie Alba Newsome, a.k.a. Mac, Age 4, passed away on Tuesday night at home with her family. After over a year-long courageous battle with cancer, Mac went on to rest in the arms of The Lord. She was a beautiful, gentle and brave soul who truly loved life. She enjoyed Disney Princesses and spending time with her family. Mackenzie attended Mill Ridge Primary School as a mentor with their pre-school program before her illness. Mackenzie is the daughter of Michael and Melissa (Lahoud) Newsome.

Besides her parents, she is survived by her little brother Jacob, her maternal grandparents, David and Nancy Lahoud, her paternal grandparents, Levi “Skip” and Mary Ann Newsome, her maternal great grandmother Roberta Lahoud Eglington and several aunts, uncles and cousins. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Saturday at 10am at St. Joseph Church, Danbury. Burial will be in St. Peter Cemetery, Danbury at the convenience of the family. Friends will be received on Friday from 4pm –8pm at the Green Funeral Home, 57 Main St., Danbury. In lieu of flowers, donations will be accepted to The Mackenzie Newsome Scholarship Fund, a scholarship that financially will aide high school students whom major in biology, c/ o Danbury High School, 43 Clapboard Ridge Rd., Danbury, CT 06811. Mac’s favorite color was pink and it is requested that all attending her funeral wear an item in pink in her memory. Mackenzie will be loved and missed, always.


  • Visitation Friday, March 8, 2013
  • Funeral Service Saturday, March 9, 2013

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Gail DeLucia

April 4, 2013

Their is no greater loss than that of a child. May God send his divine love and comfort to your family in this time of great sorrow. Be assured that Mackenzie has taken her place amoung a choir of angels and you will be together again one day.

Kathi and Bill Hlavac

March 13, 2013

To the Newsome Family, We are so sorry for your loss. Heaven has a special angel now to watch over all of you.
Kathi and Bill Hlavac

Karen Casso

March 12, 2013

Mackenzie was so special. Keep your hearts open and she will let you know that she is alright.

Tom and Shelley Betsy

March 11, 2013

Our prayers are with you. God Bless you,your whole family, and Mackenzie.

Alice and Bob Ronzo and Family

March 11, 2013

Our hearts go out to the entire Newsome family with deepest sympathy. Precious Angel Mackenzie, may you rest in peace.

Crystal John DeMey

March 11, 2013

My deepest sympathy for you... My heart and prayers are with you.. Love of love Crystal and Ryan DeMey

Donna Montesi

March 11, 2013

There are no words - My prayers will continue to be with all of Mac's family.

Joyce & Gary Kayser

March 10, 2013

Your families are in our prayers. May you find comfort in your memories.

Marcia Neves

March 10, 2013

To the Newsome & Lahoud families, my deepest condolences on your incredible loss. M.Neves

joe & sue stavola

March 9, 2013

newsome family,our hearts and thoughts are with you.