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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