Dietlind “Dee Dee” Newcomb of Riverhead died Jan. 23 at Oasis Rehabilitation and Nursing in Center Moriches. She was 83.She was born May 24, 1935, in Elizabeth, N.J., to Adelaide Armstrong and Heinz Nixdorf.
Ms. Newcomb graduated from the University of Michigan and was retired from the Suffolk County Probation Department. She was a deacon at First Congregational Church of Riverhead, a volunteer at the Bread and More INN soup kitchen and participated in many singing associations, including the East End Choral Society.
She was predeceased by her husband, Walter, and her son Peter. She is survived by her son Walter, and his partner, Vicky, of East Moriches; her daughter, Nancy (Steve) King of Florida; her grandchildren, Robbie and Katie Rose; and her sisters, Hildegard (Bob) Armstrong of Worcester, Mass., and Laura (Mel) Bernstein of Lincoln, Mass.
Visitors will be received Thursday, Feb. 21, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at Tuthill-Mangano Funeral Home in Riverhead, where services will be held at 8 p.m., the Rev. Sean Murray officiating. Memorial donations may be made to the Bread and More INN soup kitchen.
This is a paid notice.