Kenneth Newcomb

Obituary of Kenneth Newcomb

Kenneth Reed Newcomb

May 7, 1943- March 16, 2018

Highland Mills, NY


Kenneth Reed Newcomb passed away, with his family by his side, at his home in Highland Mills, NY on Friday, March 16, 2018.  He was 74 years old.  Son of the late Louis and Pearl Conklin Newcomb, he was born May 7, 1943 in Cornwall, NY.  Kenneth was a Roofer with Jones Bros. Roofing and Siding of Central Valley, NY and retired from Woodbury Highway Department.  He was a member of Highland Mills Fire Co. and the Woodbury Golden Agers.


Survivors include his loving wife, Judith Homan Newcomb, at home; his son Kenneth Newcomb and his wife June of Monroe, NY; his daughter Linda Kelly and her husband Michael of Milford, PA; his sister Janice George, and his six grandchildren: Brianna, Alyssa, Olivia, Evangeline, Alexis and Colin, and his niece and nephews: Cindy, Thomas and Randy George.


Visitation will be held from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, March 22nd at Smith, Seaman & Quackenbush, Inc. Funeral Home, 515 Route 32, Highland Mills, NY.  A Funeral Service will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, March 23rd at Highland Mills United Methodist Church, 654 Route 32, Highland Mills, NY.  Interment will follow in Cemetery of The Highlands, Highland Mills, NY.


The family would like to thank Dr. Nicholas Bambino, Dr. Umangi Patel and her staff, Dr. Kirti Joseph, Palliative Care St. Lukes Hospital, and Hospice of Orange & Sullivan Counties, Inc. for their care.


Memorial donations may be made to Lustgarten Foundation, 415 Crossways Park Drive, Suite D, Woodbury, NY 11797.