Dennis Michael Newcomer 1956~2021


Dennis Michael Newcomer, 65, of Mercersburg, PA, passed away Sunday, October 31, 2021.

Dennis Michael Newcomer
Dennis Michael Newcomer

Born October 5, 1956, in Hagerstown, MD, he was the son of Ron and Jean (Carter) Newcomer of Mooresville, IN.

38 years ago, he married the love of his life, Debbie (Bowers) Newcomer, September 24, 1983, at the Otterbein Church in Greencastle.

Denny was Vice President of Newcomer & Associates, Chambersburg, PA, for 12 years. He also worked 9 years for CES Engineering of McConnellsburg, PA. He served as Pastor for 20 years at Living Word Worship Center & The Fireplace, both of Hagerstown, MD and was Vice President of Celebration Ministries, Hagerstown, MD.

Denny was a man of God, who had a heart for missions and had a true passion for His word.
Denny loved golf and baseball and was a coach to his son and all his grandsons. He was a counselor, jokester, and history buff. He loved his two dogs, EB and Lucy.

In addition to his wife, Debbie, and his parents, Ron and Jean Newcomer, Denny also leaves behind to celebrate his legacy, his daughter, Lacey “Lace” Horst and her husband, Derrick of Greencastle, PA, his son, Jordan “Gator” Newcomer and his wife, Megan “Nutmeg” of Greencastle, PA; his beloved “Boogerheads”: Logan “Big Guy” Horst, Paige “Peepster” Horst, Ben “Benny” Horst, Tucker “Tuck” Newcomer, Judah “Yehuda” Horst, Molly “Mollyolly” Newcomer and Asher “A Bobbers” Horst; a sister, Julie Zarro and her husband, Ron; a nephew, Zach Zarro of Mooresville, IN; his mother and father-in-law, Marg “Nan” Bowers and Bob “Pap” Bowers of Mercersburg, PA.

A Celebration of Denny’s life will be held on Sunday, November 14, 2021, at 4 p.m. at the First Assembly of God Church, 525 Leitersburg St, Greencastle, PA, with Dr. Chico Hernandez officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Missions Fund of Living Word Worship Center, PO Box 448, Maugansville, MD 21767.

Miller-Bowersox Funeral Home, Greencastle is handling the arrangements.

Online condolences may be expressed at the funeral home’s website.



Kimberly Ann Zimmerman 1960~2023

Kim was always a very outgoing person who loved the outdoors and spending time at her campsite she enjoyed life to the fullest and had an overabundance of friends.

Linda K Ditzler obituary 1953~2023

Linda was a counselor at TruNorth Counseling Services. She also was employed at Wilderness Lodge Leather’s & Hat Shop and The Horse You Rode In On.

John J Durkan obituary 1939~2023

Born in Brooklyn, New York on July 3, 1939, John will be remembered as a man of great faith, unwavering integrity and endless generosity.