The Life of Alta Mae Tomlinson Seccombe
From The Monday Evening Sentinel, April 30, 1934
Death Came Sunday Morning To Mrs. Lionel H. Seccombe
Well Known Ansonia Resident Died at Home on Westfield Avenue - Had Been Ill Since Last January - Member of D.A.R., O.E.S. and First Congregational Church - Funeral Tuesday Afternoon.
Mrs. Alta Mae Tomlinson Seccombe, wife of Lionel H. Seccombe, died at her home, 107 Westfield Avenue, early Sunday morning. Mrs. Seccombe had been in failing health since January of the present year, the end coming at 4:45 o'clock Sunday morning.
A resident of Ansonia for years, Mrs. Seccombe was held in high regard in the community and the sorrow at her passing is shared by many outside the family circle. Endowed with those qualities of heart and mind that win and hold friends, Mrs. Seccombe won the good opinion of all those privileged to enjoy her acquaintance and her death brings sincere grief.
Mrs. Seccombe was a native of Shelton but lived the greater part of her life in Ansonia. She was born December 19, 1900, and was a member of the Ansonia High School graduating class of 1919. She was a member of Elizabeth Clarke Hull Chapter, D.A.R., Martha Washington Chapter, O.E.S., and the First Congregational Church.
Besides her husband, Mrs. Seccombe is survived by three children, Lionel H. Seccombe, Jr., Charles T. and Donald A. Seccombe. She also leaves her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles H. Tomlinson; a brother, Charles H. Tomlinson, Jr., and two sisters, Mrs. Leslie S. Bailey and Miss Kathryn N. Tomlinson, of this city.
The funeral of Mrs. Seccombe will be held Tuesday afternoon at 2 o'clock from the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. C.H. Tomlinson, 392 North Main Street. Services will be conducted by Dr. Otto W. Burtner of the First Congregational Church and Rev. Howard R. Warren, of the First Methodist Church. Interment will be at Pine Grove Cemetery.