January 2, 1942 – June 19, 2018
It is with deep sorrow that we announce, after three years of pain & suffering, Alma went to be with the Lord.
She leaves behind her husband Fred Coombes; daughter Jolene McIntosh, Victoria, and son Daryn Bond, Winnipeg. Stepsons Kevin Coombes, Chilliwack, and Mark Coombes (Janice), Deroche. Sisters Vonna Pavon, Surrey, and Darcey L’Heureux, Alberta, brother Brian Lee, Alberta, nieces Debora Olson, Abbotsford, Lynn Krasias, Surrey, Jennifer Leslie, Alberta, Kim Spiers, Cranbrook.
Predeceased by her parents Effie & Lovett Lee, brother Bob Lee, sisters Gail & Karren and first husband Murray Bond.
Alma was born in Raymond, AB, raised in Kimberly, BC. She did three years in the Air Force. Settled in Brandon, MB, where she met Fred in 2007-2009, making her dreams come true and moved back to BC.
The family would like to thank the Doctors & Staff in emergency & on the 5th floor of Chilliwack General for taking such good care of her and helping to make her passing peaceful. Also Dr. Richard Smith, our family doctor. A Special thank-you to Fred’s boss and friend, Joey Vinepal, who has done so much for Alma and Fred in the last 6 years.
There will be a celebration of life on July 22nd, 2018 at the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #280, Vedder Rd., Chilliwack, BC, at 2:00 pm.