Ernesta Monti “Nesta” Lonsway
(nee O’Mara) Fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church on Wednesday, July 5, 2023. For 60 years she was the devoted wife of the late Maurice J. Lonsway, Jr., M.D., mother of Maury Lonsway (companion Linda Oliver), Mary (Ken Scott), the late Tony Lonsway, Charlotte (John Fuller) and Lucy (David Burke), grandmother of Kaitlin (Justin Cook), Emily Lonsway, Maury Lonsway, Jason Scott (Susan Lippert), Tory (Sesh Kanury), James Fuller, Lucy Fuller, Mara (Alejandro Gutierrez), Annie Fuller, Joe Fuller, Janie Fuller, Jack Fuller, Max Fuller, Lily Burke, Elizabeth Burke, and David Burke, great-grandmother of Collins Cook, Desmond Cook, and Andrew Cook, sister of Natalie O’Mara, the late Charlotte Edwards, Katie Lane, and Bridget O’Mara. Nesta was a graduate of Washington University.
Services: Funeral Mass will be held Monday, July 10, at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, 8 West Highway D, New Melle, Missouri 63365. at 11:00 a.m. Interment in parish cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Angels’ Arms, Save the Children, or a charity of your choice.