Helen Kehl Newcomer “Aunt
Polly”, 103, formerly of 1 Short Street Danville PA passed away Friday
morning, March 27, 2009 at Grandview Health Homes, Inc. Danville PA where
she had been a guest for 11 years. She was born June 1, 1905 in Danville PA
the daughter of the late John R. and Anna Lewis Kocher.
She attended Danville
Schools. Helen was a lifelong member of Shiloh United Church of Christ
Danville PA, where she faithfully attended and served faithfully as a Sunday
School teacher for many years. Helen was a member of “The Ladies of the
Golden Eagles” and the Valley Grange. One of her greatest enjoyments was
Her first husband, C.
Leroy Kehl died in 1962. Her second husband, William Newcomer, of Milton
PA, died in 1979.
She was preceded in death
by four sisters; Lorene Lunger, Marie Ralston, Ruth Kocher and Lillian
Kocher and two brothers; William Kocher and Norman Kocher. She is survived
by several nieces and nephews; Glenn Lunger and Darlis Pope; both of
Danville, PA; Vicki Egli of Dewart PA; William Kocher, Jr. of Hughesville
PA, Susan Snoddy of Allenwood, PA and Rozalyn Yannacone of Turbotville PA.
Helen’s family is
grateful and very thankful to the staff at Grandview Health Homes, Inc.
whose loving care contributed to her longevity.
Relatives and friends are
invited to attend funeral services which will be held Monday, March 30, 2009
at 1:00 PM at Visneski Funeral Home, Inc. 10 W Mahoning Street Danville PA
with the Reverend David R. Schnaars officiating. Burial will follow in
Reformed Cemetery Danville PA. Friends will be received from 12:00 Noon
until the time of service. Memorial contributions may be made to Shiloh
United Church of Christ 500 Bloom Road Danville PA 17821.