E. Scott Newcomer

E. Scott Newcomer, of 16 Gregory Lane, Selinsgrove, passed away on Wednesday, March 20, 2013.

Born on May 8, 1927, in Williamsport, Pa., he was the son of the late Earl H. and Maud E. Newcomer.

On April 25, 1952, he married the former Lois M. Hunter, who preceded him in death on March 6, 2011.

Scott graduated from Williamsport High School, and from Lycoming College in 1951.

He retired in 1987 from the Selinsgrove Center as Director of Human Services and Labor Relations.

He served in the U.S. Navy in World War II.

He is survived by six children, Patricia Fields and husband Edward of York, Pa., Scott Newcomer Jr. and wife Pamela of Selinsgrove, Gary, of Selinsgrove, Linda Henseling and husband John of Linglestown, Pa., Cynthia Mull and husband Orval of Selinsgrove, Wendy Carado and husband Frank of Linglestown, Pa; and daughter-in-law, Kathy Newcomer of Selinsgrove.

Also surviving are 10 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a son, David B. Newcomer of Selinsgrove and granddaughter, Holiday Fields Figdore of Red Lion, Pa.

At Scott’s request, funeral services will be private and at the convenience of the family at Orchard Hills Cemetery, Shamokin Dam, Pa., with Pastor Leon Scholl officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Rudy Gelnett Memorial Library, 1 N. High St., Selinsgrove, PA, or SUN Home Health and Hospice, 61 Duke St., P.O. Box 232, Northumberland, PA 17857.

Arrangements have been entrusted with the Jerre Wirt Blank Funeral Home, 395 State St., Sunbury, Pa.