Obituary for Lona Louise Newcomb (Keith)
SOUTH CHINA, MAINE
Lona L. Newcomb - age 85, of the Kidder Road, died Dec. 24, 2017 at MaineGeneral Rehabilitation and Nursing Care at Gray Birch Drive, Augusta, ME after an extended illness.
She was born in Winn, ME on July 31, 1932 the daughter of Howard Keith and Margaret (McCue) Keith.
Prior to her retirement, Mrs. Newcomb was employed by the State of Maine as a payroll clerk for many years. She was previously employed by Erskine Academy and Country Manor Nursing Home.
Her husband, Wandell Newcomb, predeceased her in 2012. She was also preceded in death by her daughter Dianne Lane, former husbands Herman Althenn and Kenneth Ingraham and step-daughter-in-law, Gail Newcomb.
Surviving are three sons, David Althenn & wife Terri, Daniel Althenn & wife Becky, Russell Althenn & wife Patty; step-son David Newcomb; grandchildren, Crystal Davidson, Heather Gehosky, Sarah Marsh, Christopher Weston, Hubert Weston, Alicia Lane, Autum Althenn, Leanne Veilleux, Gregory Althenn and Melissa Althenn; and step-grandson Clinton Libby. Lona also had 7 great-grandchildren and three step-great-grandchildren.
Lona enjoyed doing a number of crafts along with reading.
There are no public visiting hours scheduled. A committal service will be held Wednesday January 3rd at 9:00 AM in the chapel at Maine Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 163 Mt. Vernon Road, Augusta, ME. There will be a gathering of family and friends after the service at the American Legion Hall, 79 Legion Memorial Drive, South China, ME.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to: Harold Alfond Center for Cancer Care, 361 Old Belgrade Road, Augusta, ME 04330.