Obituary of Caroline (Carrie) Combden
It is with great sadness that the family of Caroline Combden announce her passing.
Carrie passed away on Nov. 28 at James Paton Memorial Hospital surrounded by her loving family. She was 86 years old. She is predeceased by her husband Pearce Combden, parents William and Laura Vokey, brothers Alonzo, Clarence, George, and sister Elizabeth. She leaves to mourn daughter Pauline Mercer ( Rick) and son Craig Combden ( Louise ), sisters in-law Ann, Joyce, and Shirley, grandchildren Mark, Sherry, Laura, Brian, and Sheldon, special niece Kerry and nephew Troy, and great-grandchildren Ryan ,Bradley, Emma, Avery, Kara, Ben,Nathan, Preston and Brayden and also very special friends Alma Hamlyn,Joyce Bailey, and Rowena Boulay as well as a large circle of relatives and friends.
Carrie was born in Little Harbour, Trinity Bay but moved to Bishop Falls in 1935 with her parents and siblings. Carrie retired from the Central Newfoundland Regional Health Center and was a faithful member of the Pentecostal churches in Grand Falls, Birchy Bay and Bishop Falls. Carrie will always be remembered for her love of family and church. Although her health was failing she regularly kept in touch with all her friends by telephone.
Pastor Greg Patey will conduct the funeral service at Hoskins Funeral Home, Grand Falls-Windsor on Tuesday at 11 a.m. with interment at the Interfaith Cemetery, Untion Street, Grand Falls-Windsor.
Pallbearers will be Sheldon Combden, Mark Mercer, Peter Ledrew, Brian Combden, Troy Hunter and Rick Mercer. Honorary Pallbearer Craig Combden.
Donations in her memory can be made to the Children's Wish Foundation.To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Caroline (Carrie) Combden, please visit Tribute Store
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