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SOUTH DAYTON:  Wilma J. Newcomb, 88, of Maple Street, South Dayton, died Saturday, February 4th, at TLC/HN-Nursing Facility, Irving.  She was born in Cherry Creek, on August 5, 1923, the daughter of the late George W. and Iva (Halstead) Priest.
Mrs. Newcomb worked as a Postmaster for the United States Postal Service in South Dayton, for 23 years.  She and her late husband, Lester E. Newcomb, who died July 1, 1985, at one time also owned & operated a dairy farm in South Dayton.
Survivors include two sons Edwin L. (Susan) Newcomb, of Forestville and Gene A. Newcomb, of South Dayton.  Also surviving are 4 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren and several nieces & nephews.  Besides her parents and husband she was predeceased by a grandson Christopher Newcomb, by 5 brothers Herbert, Walter, Morris, George Jr. & Allen Priest and by a sister Gladys Pecoraro.
Friends are welcome to call at the Riles & Woolley Funeral Home, 39 Main Street, Forestville on Tuesday morning from 9-11 o’clock, from where Funeral Services will follow at 11 o’clock, with Rev. James D. Hankey, pastor of the Forestville United Methodist Church, officiating.  Private Interment will be at the convenience of the family in Villenova Cemetery, South Dayton.
The family suggests memorial donations may be made to the South Dayton Fire Dept. Emergency & Rescue Squad, PO Box 88 South Dayton, NY 14138.  To post condolences go to www.rilesandwoolleyfuneralhome.com.

6 Comments on Obituary Notice- Wilma J. Newcomb

  1. Pat Novaro says:

    Dear Ed and Gene, We are so sorry for the passing of your Mom. She was a nice lady and we enjoyed meeting her and getting to know her. We will keep her in our thoughts and prayers. Sincerely, Virginia Lyman from TLC and daughter Pat.

  2. Pat Novaro says:

    Dear Ed and Gene, We were so sorry for the passing of your Mom. She was anice lady and we enjoyed meeting her andgetting to know her. We will keep her in our thoughts and prayers. Sincerly, Virginia Lyman from TLC and daughter Pat

  3. JEAN LUCAS says:

    Dear Ed and Gene and family’s, Our sincere sympathy and prayers are with you during this time of sorrow. May the loving memories carry you and yours through this difficult time. Sincerely, Jean and Richard Lucas

  4. Dear Family,
    I’m so sorry to hear of Wilma’s passing. I was shocked to hear when Danielle called to tell me. I’m unable to attend the funeral service, but my thoughts will be with all of you. (Danielle will tell you why when she attends. I’d rather not say in this email.) Please accept my condolences.
    Sincerely, Marilyn Pecoraro-O’Connell(Gladys’ daughter-in-law)

  5. Dear Family,
    I’m so sorry to hear of Wilma’s passing. I was shocked to hear when Danielle called to tell me. I’m unable to attend the funeral service, but my thoughts will be with all of you. (Danielle will tell you why when she attends. I’d rather not say in this email.) Please accept my condolences.
    Sincerely, Marilyn Pecoraro-O’Connell(Gladys’ daughter-in-law)

  6. Debbie & Jim Mayers says:

    Sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with you. I will be with you in prayer if not in person. She will be missed by many.

    Debbie

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