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M. Jolanda Holcomb, age 97, former long-time resident of State Hwy #77, Little Cooley, PA passed away on Monday, May 29, 2017 at Wesbury United Methodist Community, Meadville, PA where she had resided since 2001. Born in Crawford County on June 15, 1919, Jolanda was a daughter of the late Cleve J. and Helen Gamble Holcomb. From 1950 until 1970, Miss Holcomb was employed as a sales clerk for her father's store in Little Cooley "C. J. Holcomb General Merchandise Store."
Surviving Jolanda is a nephew Bruce Holcomb of Little Cooley; a niece Mary Lou Francis and her husband, Joe of Pittsburgh; and a cousin Jane Kaputa Howe and her husband, William of Erie. She was preceded in death by a brother William who died in 1987.
Private committal services will be held in Venango Cemetery on Saturday, June 3rd with John Scott, pastor of Little Cooley United Methodist Church, officiating. Memorial gifts may be made to Wesbury United Methodist Community, 31 N. Park Avenue, Meadville, PA 16335 or Little Cooley United Methodist Church. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Van Matre Family Funeral Home in Cambridge Springs.
Published on May 31, 2017
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