Mary Newcomb

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Mary E. Newcomb, nee Jackson, 95, of Freeburg, IL, born July 8, 1923, in Granite City, IL, died Saturday, July 14, 2018, at Freeburg Care Center, Freeburg, IL.

Mary was a homemaker and was the owner and operator of the former Mary’s Beauty Shop in Caseyville, IL.  She later worked as a cook for both Holy Cross Lutheran School in Collinsville, IL and Freeburg Care Center, Freeburg, IL.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Conrad M. Belt; her second husband, of 52 years, Ralph G. Newcomb; her parents, Carl and Beulah, nee Williams, Jackson; and a sister, Eileen Lintzenich.

Surviving are two sons, Gene (Diane) Belt of Swansea, IL,
and Randy Newcomb of Freeburg, IL;
a step-daughter, Barbara Kay (Kenneth)Weber of Belleville, IL;
five grandchildren, Margie Belt, Tom Belt, Laura Marie Newcomb, Scott Weber, and Kendra Kritzmire;
a great-granddaughter, Lydia Belding;
a great-grandson; Kenny Weber;
and numerous nieces and nephews;

Memorials may be made to The Backstoppers, Inc., or to a charity of the donor’s choice.  Condolences may be expressed to the family online at

Visitation:  Friends may visit from 9 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 18, 2018, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Freeburg, IL.

Funeral: Funeral procession will leave the funeral home at 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 18, 2018, for a graveside service at Valhalla Gardens of Memory Cemetery, Belleville, IL.


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Diane & Hal Campbell said : Guest Report Jul 17, 2018 at 7:50 PM

Gene, Barbara Kay, & Randy, So sorry for your loss. I have very fond memories of "Aunt Mary" and will miss her, just knowing she's not with us any longer. Luv, Diane & Hal Campbell

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