HOLCOMBE-Browning Jr. Of Greenwich, Connecticut.
Beloved husband of Carolyn and father of Elizabeth B. Sengle of Hinesburg, Vermont; Karen H. Pet of Barrington, Rhode Islane; Jane H. Tranfo of Greenwich, Connecticut and Browning Holcombe, III of Jamison, Pennsylvania. Devoted brother of Sally J. Dideriksen of East Brunswick, New Jersey.
Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on June 11, 1940 to Browning Holcombe, Sr. and the former Jane Hilliard Jackson, Mr. Holcombe attended Pennsylvania State University and the University of Pennsylvania.
After service in the United States Marine Corps, Mr. Holcombe embarked on a career in the television and broadcast industry which would ultimately span four decades. During that time,
Mr. Holcombe held senior positions with Kaiser Broadcasting in Pennsylvania, Metromedia in New York, Petry Television in Chicago and New York and Univision in New York. For the last 10 years, Mr. Holcombe was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Broadcast Sales, Inc., the company which he founded.
Mr. Holcombe was a long-time and active member of the Belle Haven Club in Greenwich. He served on the Board of Directors of that organization from 1992 to 1996, and as Treasurer from 1994 to 1996 and chaired the Tennis Committee.
A memorial service will be held on Sunday, December 12, 1999 at 2:30 PM at The Belle Haven Club. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Mr. Holcombe's memory to the Greenwich Firefighters Association, P.O. Box 4064, Greenwich, Connecticut 06830 or to the Greenwich Police Silver Shield Scholarship Fund, P.O. Box 1123 Greenwich, Connecticut 06830.
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