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Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Evelyn H. Newcomb

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

formerly of Macungie

Evelyn H. (Rick) Newcomb, 87, formerly of Macungie, died peacefully Feb. 2, 2019, at Saucon Valley Manor, Hellertown. She was the wife of the late Robert J. Newcomb who died Oct. 14, 2013. Born in Finesville, N.J., she was the daughter of the late John William and Katie (Antoni) Rick.

She worked as a postal clerk and eventually postmaster at Durham Post Office.

She was a faithful member of Evangelical Lutheran Church of Durham.

She is survived by children: Robert C. (Christine), of Cynthiana, Ky., Lynn M. Leichliter (Tim H.), of Upper Black Eddy; sister, Peggy L. Ryker, of Ottsville; grandchildren: Travis, Michelle, Justin, Casey Jo, Jamie, Kelly and Clayton; great-grandchildren: Dakota, Caleb, Ellayah, Korbyn, Morgan, Lexi, Braedyn, Jayse, Tyler, Saige, Faith, and Oliver; her “Church Family.” She was predeceased by a son, Glenn W. and siblings, Eleanor A. and John D. Rick.

Memorial contributions may be made to Evangelical Lutheran Church of Durham, P.O. Box 100, Durham, 18039.

Family and friends are invited to call 10 to 11 a.m. Feb. 7 at the church, 821 Durham Road, Durham followed by the service 11 a.m. Arrangements were made by the Heintzelman Funeral Home, Inc., Hellertown.