Ambrose J.  Coombs

Obituary of Ambrose J. Coombs

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.