COOMBS, Sarah Elizabeth
Sarah Elizabeth Coombs, 86 of Egan Avenue, South Bar passed away Monday, May 15, 2017 at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney.
Born in New Waterford, she was the daughter of the late John and Mary Ellen (MacInnis) Hawley. She worked at St. Rita’s Hospital (ICU) as a Ward Clerk, until her retirement. She was an avid bingo player, and enjoyed her weekly outings with Sheldon and Barb.
A devoted and beloved mother, grandmother, great grandmother and aunt. She is survived by her only son and best friend, Sheldon; daughter-in-law and best friend, Barbara, Sydney; the pride and joy of her life, her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, Kimberly, Carla, Melisa, Ryan, Nicole, Kyle and Brittany; great grandchildren, Brandon, Sienna, Melia, Ethan, Jude and Eli. She is also survived by so many special nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her husband, Clifford and daughter, Theresa Marie; brothers, Matthew, Jackie and Hughie, and only sister, Annie.
Visitation will be held in Chant’s Funeral Home, 564 Alexandra Street, Thursday 12-2 p.m. with funeral service to follow at 2 p.m., with Rev. Sheldon Chant officiating.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www. chantsfuneralhome.ca.
Mom was so very much loved by all her family and all those whom had the privilege to meet her.
“Gone is the face we love so dear. Silent is the voice we loved to hear. Too far away for sight or speech. But not to far for our thoughts to reach.”