Freida L. Newcomb
CAMBRIDGE — Freida Louise Newcomb, 85, of Cambridge, MD, passed away peacefully Wednesday evening, April 13, 2016, at Mallard Bay Care Center.
Born Feb. 23, 1931 on Elliott’s Island, she was a daughter of the late Annie Gray and Claude Dayton. She graduated from the local schools. In 1952, she married Robert Leroy Newcomb. They were blessed with four children and enjoyed 37 years together before his passing in 1989.
Freida was a loving homemaker for most of her life. She greatly enjoyed her family and neighbors. Always being fond of animals, she loved dogs and caring for stray cats. Her sweet gentle smile will be missed by all.
Surviving are her children: Robert Leroy Newcomb Jr. and wife Grace, William Newcomb, Twila Mae Newcomb and Dorothy Newcomb; sisters Peggy Gray, Marian Travers, Joan Insley and husband Dickie, along with a number of grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
A viewing was held Monday, April 18, at Newcomb and Collins Funeral Home, P.A., Cambridge.
Graveside services followed at Dorchester Memorial Park, Cambridge. Officiating was Pastor Joe Kelly.
Serving as pallbearers were family members.
To send online condolences, visit www.newcombcollins.com.