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Friday, August 16, 2013

Albert J. Holcomb, Jr., 102, of Warren, PA

Albert J. Holcomb, Jr., 102, of Warren, PA, died Friday morning, August 16, 2013 at the Warren Manor Nursing Home after an extended illness. 

He was born October 6, 1910 in Warren, PA, to the late Albert J. and Gracy Kelly Holcomb, Sr.

 He was a lifelong Warren area resident. Graduate of Warren High School, where he played football. He had served with the U.S. Army Air Force during World War II. Al had been employed as a truck driver with the former Smith Horton and Emmis George Trucking Companies. He had also worked with the Pennsylvania Railroad retiring as an engineer after 35 years employment.

He was a member of the former Warren Marconi Club.

Albert is survived by 3 children – Gary Holcomb and wife, Meredith of Warren, PA., Barb Black and husband, Fred of Sugar Grove, PA., Sue Shoemaker and husband, Adam of Tarpen Springs, FL.
6 Grandchildren, several Great Grandchildren, nieces and nephews. 

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy Lillian Merski Holcomb whom he married August 11, 1946 in Lawrence Park, PA. who died March 3, 2010, 2 Brothers – Ray and Harold Holcomb, 1 Sister – Doris Clickinoid.

Private funeral services will be conducted at the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc. at the convenience of the family. Those wishing to submit e-mail condolences may do so by visiting

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