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KINGSTON, NH: Sylvia P. Coombs, 78, passed away on April 9, 2015, at home after a courageous battle with cancer. Born in Amesbury, Mass., on September 4, 1936, to the late Robert and Bertha Bragg, she lived in Amesbury for many years where she attended school and later worked for the Town of Amesbury in the school department and the former Amesbury Hospital while raising her three sons before to moving to Kingston, N.H.

She enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. She was loved by all who knew her and will be dearly missed.

Sylvia was predeceased by her husband, Howard R. Coombs and two sons, Howard (Howie) Coombs in 2014 and Richard W. Coombs in 1992.

Members of her family include her son, Timothy Coombs of Kingston, N.H.; three grandchildren, Karlyn and Dylan Coombs of Kingston and Matthew Coombs of Fremont, N.H.; all of whom she loved dearly; her brothers, Robert Bragg of Kingston, Richard Bragg of Reading, Mich., and Walter Bragg of East Ryegate, Vt.; a sister, Pearl Reynolds of Exeter; and several nieces and nephews.

There will be no calling hours. Funeral services will be private with burial following in Mt. Prospect Cemetery, Amesbury, Mass.
Published on  April 23, 2015
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