Frank R. Newcomer Jr. departed this earth on Dec. 21, 2011.
Born Aug. 10, 1951, he was the son of the late Frank R. Newcomer Sr. and Marguerite V. (Weaver) Newcomer.
He was a graduate of Richard Montgomery High School in Rockville, Md., and attended Hagerstown Community College.
He was employed by Safeway Food Stores for 40 years, most recently at the Middletown store.
He was a member of Salem Lodge 196, Ancient Free and Accepted Masons, of Smithsburg, Md.
He is survived by sisters, Jeanilee Parker and husband, Richard, and Nancy Poole and husband, George; brother, the Rev. Kevin Newcomer and wife, Louise; nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews and a family of cats who loved him dearly.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, Jan. 7, 2012, at 11 a.m. at Christ Reformed United Church of Christ, 12 S. Church St., Middletown, with the Rev. Kevin Newcomer officiating. Burial will be private and at the convenience of the family.
Memorial donations may be made in memory of Frank to the Humane Society of Washington County, 13011 Maugansville Road, Hagerstown, MD 21742.
Arrangements were made by J.L. Davis Funeral Home, Smithsburg.