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Carol Cummings Newcomb, 73

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Carol Cummings Newcomb, 73

YARMOUTH—Carol Cummings Newcomb, 73, a longtime resident of Cumberland, died Dec. 26. She was born in Bath on April 8, 1939, a daughter of Charles and Beatrice Cummings. She graduated from Morse High School, class of 1957, and attended the University of Maine. On Aug. 21, 1960, she married David Newcomb and together they had four sons.

Newcomb was a "team mom," with four sons there was soccer, baseball, hockey and basketball. Her home was always open to family and friends. In her spare time she was active at Trinity Episcopal Church and at various times worked at Fair City Food, Benoit’s, Oneida and Serendipity.

Newcomb is survived by her sons, David Jr., of Bath, Chris, of Portland, Todd, of Auburn, Peter, of Yarmouth; and 12 grandchildren. 

She was predeceased by her husband, David, and her sisters, Sally Cummings Sawyer and Julie Cummings Caverly.

A funeral service was held Dec. 30 at Trinity Episcopal Church in Portland. Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery in Bath in the spring of 2013.