About Basil S Newcomer
NEWCOMER, Basil S. - Age 80 years, died Thursday, September 5, 1974 at his home on Blaine Ave., McClellandtown. He was the son of the late Basil Newcomer and Ella Rider Newcomer. He was a life-time resident of McClellandtown. His life was devoted to teaching school in German and Redstone Township and was a former school director. He was a member of the McClellandtown United Presbyterian Church and a trustee. A member of German Grange 785, Valley Lodge 459, F&AM, Masontown . Lodge of Perfection, and Tall Cedars of Lebanon, Fayco Forest. Preceding him in death was his wife, Ruth Given Newcomer in 1967. Surviving are: one son, J. K. Newcomer of Clearwater, Fla.; one granddaughter, Mrs. Wendell (Priscilla) Ratliff; one greatgrandson of Columbus, Ohio; the following sisters and brother: Mrs. Medora Hawkins of Ecorse, Mich.; Mrs. Modest Weisenburg of Tazarana, Calif.; Mrs. Mabel Titus of Severna Park, Md.; Mrs. Willis Hopkins of York, Pa., and Dr. Ward E. Newcomer of Fairbank. Friends will be received in the T. Leonard Sangston Funeral Home, McClellandtown, today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. and Sunday from 10:30 a.m. till 2 p.m., the hour of service, with Rev. Howard E. Brown officiating. Interment in McClellandtown United Presbyterian Church Hill Cemetery.