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Gabriella E. Newman

May 15, 2000 ~ August 5, 2020 (age 20)


Gabriella Elizabeth Newman, age 20, of Mars, formerly of California, died unexpectedly from an ATV accident on Wednesday, August 5, 2020 in South Beaver Twp.

Born in La Jolla, CA, on May 15, 2000, she is the daughter of Elizabeth “Beth” Anne McGill Newman of Mars and the late Reynaldo Walker Newman.

Gabriella attended Asbury University, a private, Christian liberal arts school in Wilmore, KY., where she studied pre-veterinary medicine. She aspired to be an equine veterinarian.

She was currently volunteering at Kindred Spirits Rescue Ranch, working with neglected or abused farm animals.

Gabriella had an amazing spirit. She was the kindest, sweetest, most loving person. She was an amazing girl; just unstoppable.

She is the sister of Alexandra Lafayette Newman of Ashville, NC; granddaughter of Patricia Linn McGill Nadig (Brian) of Ashville, NC and Jon Gibson McGill (Merrianne) of Volant, PA; and niece of Virginia Newman of Chesterton, IN. Also survived by many other aunts, uncles, cousins, and loved ones.

Gabriella will be missed by all who knew her.

In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by her paternal grandmother, Cecilia Isette Santos.

Friends will be received at the McDonald-Aeberli Funeral Home, Inc. 238 Crowe Ave. Mars, PA on Monday, August 10, 2020 from 2-4 PM. Memorial donations may be made in Gabriella's name to Kindred Spirits Rescue Ranch, 500 Hodgson Rd. Darlington, PA 16115. Directions and online condolences are available at


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