Mary Delafield Newcomb, 80, of Cocoa Beach Florida, known as " Polly," to her family and friends, passed away peacefully on Friday May 10, 2019 in Holmes Regional Hospital, Melbourne, Florida, with her husband, David, and son, Timothy, by her side. She died as the result of a pulmonary embolism.
Polly is survived by her husband, David, of 57 years, a daughter, Laura Pleasenton of Louisburg, SC
and a son Timothy and family of Cocoa, Florida: wife Stephanie and grandchildren Josh, Bruce, and Russel. She was pre-deceased by a sister, Debora Morrison, a brother, William Sloan Delafield Jr., and her parents, William Sloan Delafield Senior and Helen L. Delafield of Brewster, NY
As a Navy wife and as an everyday person, Polly was known for her love of God, devotion to her family, and was always ready to help others in need. She was a very strong Christian who practiced what Christ preached to the best of her ability, her entire life. Throughout 22 years as a Navy wife her devotion to God , family, Country and for others who crossed her path she set standards worthy of emulation. Polly was loved and respected, where so ever she went.
Funeral Services will take place Friday, May 17, 2019. Visitation and viewing will be from 12 noon until 2 PM at Beckman-Williamson Funeral Home, 5400 Village Drive, Viera, Fl 32955. Telephone 321-635-1973. Website www.beckman-williamson.com.
The Church service will follow at 3PM at Prince of Peace Angelican Church, 6895 Murrell Rd.
Melbourne, Fl. 32940. Telephone 321-253-9102. Website .www.popv.org Donations can be made, in Polly's name, to the Salvation Army, in lieu of flowers.