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Robert W. Newcomer Jr.

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Robert W. Newcomer Jr. Obituary
Robert W. Newcomer, Jr., age 72, of Erie, passed away Friday, April 20, 2012, at the Village at Luther Square. He was born in Erie, July 27, 1939, a son of the late Robert W. and Rose Ann Weiner Newcomer. Bob was a carpenter and he owned and operated a construction business for 15 years. He was a lover of the arts and enjoyed writing music. Bob was the author of several published poems, letters to the editor, and one novel. He had a free spirit and loved the outdoors and traveling. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Nancy Newcomer and a brother, Daniel Newcomer. He is survived by four daughters, Robin Newcomer, Renee Newcomer, Rhonda Eggleston and her husband, James, and Rose Ann Learn and her husband, Kevin; two sons, Robert W. Newcomer, III and his wife, Sally, and Randy Newcomer; fourteen grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. He is further survived by his former wife, Linda Newcomer; four sisters, Patricia Ester, Marge Smith, Helen Ploszkiewicz, and Mary Jo Brunner; and a brother, Gerald Newcomer. Arrangements are private and will be at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are entrusted to the Burton Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc., 602 West 10th Street, Erie, PA 16502. Send condolences at www.Burtonfuneralhome.com.

Published in the Erie Times-News on Apr. 23, 2012
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