SalemNews.com, Salem, MA

February 15, 2013

Carl Coombs, 76


Hampton, N.H. — Carl E. Coombs, 76, of Hampton, formerly of Peabody, died February 11, 2013, at Exeter Hospital. He was born July 28, 1936, in Peabody, a son of the late, Alfred and Margaret (Nelson) Coombs. Carl was a people person and animal lover who had a great sense of humor. He was an avid sports fan who most of all enjoyed baseball.

Family members include his wife of 24 years, Lydia (Prokopouich) Coombs; son, Nathan Coombs and wife, Maria of Hesperia, Calif.; daughters, Marion Edwards and husband, Bill of Carlsbad, Calif., Gail Olson and husband, Mark of Hesperia, Calif.; brother, Frank Coombs of Massachusetts; 16 grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents he was predeceased by his son, Mark Coombs; brothers, Robert Coombs and Jack Coombs and sister, Marjorie Jodrie.

ARRANGEMENTS: There will be no visitation. Services will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, February 17, 2013, at the First Baptist Church of Hampton Falls, 3 Lincoln Avenue, Hampton Falls. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations in Carl’s name to the First Baptist Church of Hampton Falls. Assistance with the arrangements was by the Remick & Gendron Funeral Home — Crematory. An online guest book is available at www.RemickGendron.com.