NEWCOMBE, Walter White, Jr. 80, of West Harwich, formerly of Needham, January 24, 2013. Beloved husband for 57 years of Ann J. (Sawyer) Newcombe. Loving father of Carolyn S. Osborne and her husband Mark of Needham. Brother of the late David S. Newcombe. Dear grandfather of Alexander, Katelyn and Tyler Osborne of Needham. Also survived by his cousin, Jane Sugden of West Harwich and other extended family members. A Funeral Service will be held in the Eaton Funeral Home 1351 Highland Ave NEEDHAM on Monday January 28th at 11:00 AM. Relatives and friends kindly invited. Visiting hours on Sunday from 4-7PM. Interment Forest Hills Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations in Walter's name may be made to the Harwich Fire Association, PO Box 23, Harwichport MA 02646. Graduate of Roxbury Latin School Class of 1951 and Harvard College Class of 1955. Former Director of Personnel for Gillette, former VP of Personnel at Stride Rite and Founder of Newcombe and Cyr Executive Search of Wellesley. Former board member of the Needham YMCA and active member of the Congregational Church in Needham. He enjoyed boating, fishing, NHL hockey, and the Red Sox. His greatest love was his family. For obit, directions or to share a memory of Walter please visit Eaton Funeral Home 781-444-0201

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Eaton Funeral Home
1351 Highland Avenue Needham, MA 02492
Published in The Boston Globe from Jan. 26 to Jan. 27, 2013