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OFFICIAL OBITUARY FOR

Cecelia Ellen Newcomb

1877 - 1964

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Mrs. Cecelia Ellen Newcomb, 86, of Meadville, died Sunday May 17, 1964, at City Hospital after an illness of four years. 

 

Mrs. Newcomb was born at Linkoping, Sweden, November 22, 1877, a daughter of Charles and Charlotte Johnson Nelson.  She married Mark M. Newcomb in 1899.  He died in 1926.  

 

She was a member of Stone Methodist Church, its Beacon Light Class and a charter member of the Woman's Society of Christian Service of the church; formerly a member of the Ladies Advisory Committee of City Hospital; former member of Mead Chapter, Order of Eastern Star, and for many years, she headed a group of women of the church who sewed for the hospital.  She also was a member of Meadville Grange. 

 

Mrs. Newcomb formerly operated a tourist home and apartments on Washington Street.  

 

Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. J. Dallas (Lillian) Mitchell of Meadville; a son, Raymond A. Newcomb of North East; a granddaughter, Mrs. P. Frederick (Dorothy Mitchell) Gredley of Andover, MA; a grandson, Mark A. Newcomb of San Diego, CA and two great-grandchildren.  

 

Services were held at Waid Funeral Home. 

 

Interment was in Greendale Cemetery. 

 

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