Robert Edgar Newcomb

Robert NewcombRobert Edgar Newcomb, 86, of Lamson Rd.,
Baldwinsville, Town of Lysander, passed away on
Tuesday Sept. 16, 2014 at University Hospital, Syracuse.
Born to his late parents, Irene A. (Beers) and
George L. Newcomb in Baldwinsville, NY, on
March 24, 1928. As a young man he was a
pinsetter at the bowling alleys in Baldwinsville.
A graduate of Baldwinsville Academy High School.
Bob later retired from Baldwinsville Central
Schools as a custodial supervisor.
He was a member of both Baldwinsville and
Lysander Fire Department, where he served
as fire commissioner; a member of the Onondaga
County Fireman’s Association; NYS Building &
Grounds Association; CSEA Union.
Surviving are his loving wife of 62 years, Marcella
F. (Walker) Newcomb; his two daughters, Marta
C. (Adrian) Jetty of Phoenix, NY, and Lori G.
Newcomb of (Town of Van Buren), Syracuse;
a granddaughter, Amanda Newcomb; three sisters,
Lola Merriam of Baldwinsville, Laura Schuler of
Marcellus, and Joan Newcomb of Tampa, FL; nieces,
and nephews.
Graveside services only are at the Jacksonville
Rural Cemetery, 9250 Fenner Road, Town of Lysander,
with Pastor James Pannafino of the First Baptist Church,
Baldwinsville, will officiate the service at the cemetery only.
Contributions in Bob’s memory mail be sent to: Greater
Baldwinsville Ambulance Corps., Box 744 Baldwinsville,
NY 13027.
Allanson-Glanville-Tappan Funeral Home, Phoenix, NY
has charge of arrangements.

1 thought on “Robert Edgar Newcomb

  1. Dear Brett, Marta, and Family,
    I am so sorry to hear of Bob’s passing. I have many fond memories of Bob stopping in to check on me and chat when I would be in the Baldwinsville schools working on weekends. You are in my thoughts and prayers. He was a treasure!

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