Cecelia Ellen Newcomb

1877 - 1964


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. 


Plant a tree in memory of Cecelia by clicking here.
To send flowers to Cecelia's family, please visit our floral store.


An environmentally-friendly option

Robert W. Waid Funeral Home, Inc.

581 Chestnut Street, Meadville, PA

Tribute Wall

Share a memory of Cecelia Ellen Newcomb
  • Photos
  • Video
  • Candle
  • Sentiment
Plant a tree in memory of Cecelia
An environmentally-friendly option

Celebrating the life of Cecelia Ellen Newcomb

Be the first to share your favorite memory, photo or story of Cecelia. This memorial page is dedicated for family, friends and future generations to celebrate the life of their loved one.

We ask on behalf of the family that you keep your comments uplifting and appropriate to help all who come here to find comfort and healing.

Plant a tree in memory of Cecelia

An environmentally-friendly option Plant memorial trees
Share on Facebook Email
© 2021 Waid-Coleman Funeral Home. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy