Mr. Ian W. Coombs of Upper Island Cove passed peacefully away at the Lions Manor Nursing Home, Placentia on Monday, October 17, 2016. Mr. Coombs was 91 years old. He leaves to mourn his loving family: Brother: Oscar (Theresa) Coombs & family; Nephews: Aiden (Michelle) Coombs & Clifford (Bernice) Coombs; Niece: Sandra Tetford; Great Nieces & Nephews: Jamie (Leeanne) Coombs, Justin (Cara) Coombs, Georgina (Glen) Drover, Tracy (Greg) Coombs, Tammy (Peter) Coombs, Chad Coombs, Trevor Tetford, Linda (Ghislain) Roussel & Mark Tetford; Great-Great Nieces & Nephews: Makayla Coombs, Riley Cumby, Shianne Cumby, Brayden Coombs, Lucas Roussel & Raquelle Roussel and a large circle of family & friends. Pre-deceased by: Parents: Archibald & Sarah Coombs and Brothers: Hiram (Winnie) Coombs, Sidney (Viola) Coombs & Cliff Coombs.

Service Information:

The Funeral Service will be held 2 P.M. on Thursday, October 20, 2016 from St. Peter’s Anglican Church & Cemetery, Upper Island Cove.

Visitation Times:

The family will be receiving relatives and friends at SLADE'S FUNERAL HOME, CRANES ROAD, UPPER ISLAND COVE, on Thursday: 12 Noon - 9 P.M., & Friday: 11 A.M. – 1:30 P.M.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to a charity of one’s choice.



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