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Mary Susan (Knight) Newcomb

November 13, 1944 — August 7, 2019


Services: 11 am. August 27, 2019 @ St. Joseph Cemetery Mausoleum Chapel

Mary Susan "Susie" (Knight) Newcomb,74, passed away, Wednesday, August 7, 2019 at Heritage Center.  She was born November 13, 1944 to the late Margaret (Goad) and Allen Knight.  Susie went to St. Benedict grade school and graduated from Reitz Memorial in 1963.  After high school, she joined the United States Air Force where she was honorable discharged due to her mother's illness.  She loved serving her country.  She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in the city and enjoyed crocheting, gardening and bingo.  Susie was previously a secretary for the Tri-State Genealogical Society where she enjoyed the people she met and researching her family history. 


Susie was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Thomas J. Knight and Etsil A. Knight; sisters, Sandra K. Schaefer and Brenda C. Knight.


In October 2017, she was happily reunited with three siblings, Jeanie K. Clem, Margaret "Maggie" Hatfield, and Jacqueline "Jackie" Fenwick and they survive. 


Also surviving are her children, Margaret "Missie" Butler (Scott), William "Bill" Newcomb (Birda Hatfield), and Hollie Phillips (Chris); six grandchildren, Monique Eckiss (Matt Nicholson), whom she raised, Anastacia Cox (Thor), Cheyenne Phillips (James Hall), Justin Butler (Trinity Ennis), Coryn Phillips and Caleb Phillips; three great-grandchildren, Lillian Cox, Aaron Hall, and Theodore Cox; several nieces, nephews and cousins.  She deeply loved her family.


Her family would like to thank Dr. Lee Kosstrin, Dr. Brent Thomason and Staff with Deaconess Family Medicine Residency, Deaconess VNA Hospice and the staff at Heritage Center for making her final journey in life comfortable for her and her family.


Services will be held at 11 a.m., Tuesday August 27, 2019 at St. Joseph Cemetery Mausoleum Chapel,  Rev. Fr. Eugene A. Schroeder will officiate.


Titzer Family Funeral Homes ~ Miller & Miller Colonial Chapel is assisting the family.  Condolences may be made at



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