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March 19, 2014

Robert W. Newcomb, 61

Peabody & Exeter, NH — Robert W. Newcomb, 61, of Exeter, N.H., beloved husband of Diane (Choquette) Newcomb of Exeter, died peacefully on Wednesday, March 5, 2014, at the VA Medical Center Hospital in White River Junction, Vt., following an extended illness.

Born in Lynn, he was the son of the late Robert W. Newcomb, Sr. and Marion (Wing) Newcomb. He grew up in Peabody, and graduated from Peabody High School.

He enlisted in the United States Marine Corps during the Vietnam War.

Mr. Newcomb was a truck driver with New Penn Trucking Co. based in Boston and New Hampshire, and drove the large, 18-wheel rigs.

He is survived by his wife, Diane, of Exeter, with whom he shared 35 years of marriage; three sons, Sean Newcomb of Florida, Rob Newcomb of Lynn, and Scott Newcomb of Dover, N.H.; a daughter, Angel Newcomb of New Hampshire; three grandchildren; two brothers, Chester Newcomb and Roger Newcomb, both of Florida; a sister, Deb Kimbrough of Florida; and several nieces and nephews.

ARRANGEMENTS: After cremation, relatives and friends are kindly invited to gather on Friday, from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m., in the Conway, Cahill-Brodeur Funeral Home, 82 Lynn St., Peabody, followed by a funeral service, at 12 p.m., in the funeral home. Urn burial will be in Cedar Grove Cemetery, Peabody. Please visit www.ccbfuneral.com for his obituary and to sign condolences.

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