Name: Mary (Davidson) Doherty Newcomer
From: The Decatur Daily Democrat,
Date: Thursday, April 23, 1998
She was born on December 9, 1925 in Berne to Donald M. and Mary H. Martin Davidson. She married John Doherty on February 19, 1943; he died on July 24, 1962. She married John Newcomer on August 4, 1978; he survives.
She worked at the CTS Corp. plant in Berne and the Corning Glass plant in Bluffton and was a member of the women's auxiliary of the Moose Lodge 1311 in Decatur.
Other survivors are a son, Michael D. Doherty, Geneva; four daughters, Mrs. Lester (Sandra) McIntyre and Mrs. Gene (Carol) Bodle, both of Decatur, Mrs. Clerel (Kay) Strausburg, Portland, and Mrs. Randy (Vickie) Brotherton, Bryant; 16 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. A son, a daughter and a sister are deceased.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Downing Funeral Home, Geneva, with burial in West Lawn Cemetery, Geneva. Visiting hours are 2-9 p.m. Friday and 10-11 a.m. Saturday.
Preferred memorials are to the Adams County chapter of the American Cancer Society in care of Dave Riehle, 104 S. 3rd St., Decatur, 46733.