Passed peacefully away at the Carbonear General Hospital on Sunday, February 11, 2018, Ambrose J. Coombs of Heart's Desire, age 73 years. Predeceased by parents: John and Mary; sister: Mary Morris (Paul); infant siblings: Ambrose and Rebecca; parents-in-law: Francis and Mary Jane St. George; brothers-in-law: Matt and Ron; sisters-in-law: Dorothy and Julia (Bernard) Quinn. Leaving to mourn, wife: Myrtle; one daughter: Sylvia (Mark) Martis, Barrie, ON; one son: Jerry (Tina), Listowel, ON; four grandchildren: Melissa, Marshall, Jessica, and Jacob; three brothers: Michael (Loretta, deceased), Whiteway, Charles (Lorna), New Harbour, and Vincent (Sharon), Heart’s Desire; three sisters: Stella (Lanny) Phenix, Saskatoon, SK, Alice (Dominic Lee), Heart’s Desire, and Rebecca (Allen Hart), Green’s Harbour; brothers-in-law: William 'Bill' St. George (Elaine Baker), Bristol’s Hope; sisters-in-law: Margaret (Maurice) Lahey and Anne (Leonard, deceased) Penton, both of Heart’s Desire, and Mary Lillian (Bruce, deceased) Luscombe, Richmond Hill, ON; also a number of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Resting at Sacred Heart Mortuary Chapel, Heart’s Desire on Tuesday, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m., Wednesday, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, 2:00 to 5:00 p.m., 7:00 to 9:00 p.m., Funeral Mass to take place on Thursday, February 15 at 11:00 a.m. from Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church and Cemetery, Heart's Desire. As an expression of sympathy, donations in his memory may be made to the Ambrose J. Coombs Memorial Fund c/o Noel’s Funeral Homes, 106 Water Street, Carbonear, NL, A1Y 1A9.