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Hazel Balcomb January 26, 1921 – January 29, 2016
Hazel Balcomb, widow of retired pastor Ray Balcomb, died January 29, 2016. She is survived by four children: Bernice Lincicum , Rosemary Schulte, Gene Balcomb and Scott Balcomb; eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Hazel was preceded in death by her daughter, Joanne Balcomb.
Reverend Balcomb served churches in Massachusetts as a student; Portland: Sellwood, Medford, Corvallis, Portland: First and as the Metro District Superintendent in the Oregon-Idaho Conference. He retired in 1988.
The memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 27th at Portland First United Methodist Church. 1838 SW Jefferson Street Portland, Oregon. (503) 228-3195.
Friends may contact Gene & Marcey Balcomb at 3106 NE 7th Ave., Portland, OR 97212 for condolences or more information.
Grant Hagiya, Bishop
Belinda Denicola, Conference Treasurer and Benefits Officer