COOMBS, Sarah El­iz­a­beth

Cape Breton Post - - In Memoriam -

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.”

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