NEWCOMBE, Albert Hibbert - (1923 - 2017) -
Resident of Alderwood in Toronto from 1950-2014
Longterm employee of Hertz and Toronto Transit Comission
Longterm summer resident of Raby's Shore Drive, Fenelon Falls
World War II Veteran, North Nova Scotia Highlanders
Peacefully and with much dignity with family at his side, at Ross Memorial Hospital, Palliative Care Unit, in Lindsay, on Friday, September 22, 2017. Al Newcombe of Bobcaygeon was in his 95th year.
Beloved husband of the late Nora Grace Newcombe (nee Gambell). Loving father of John Newcombe and his wife Pat of Bobcaygeon.
Dear brother of Vivian Grundy of B.C. and predeceased by brothers, Elmer and Carman Newcombe and sister Eileen Toole. Survived by his sister-in-law Audrey Newcombe of Kingston, as well as many nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews.
Al held a special place in his heart for his dear friends, Robert Graham and Brunhilde Bruecher both of Fenelon Falls, with whom many fond memories have been shared. Also fondly remembered by Hughie, Bev and Alexis who loved her Poppa Al.
The family of Al Newcombe will receive friends at the Jardine funeral home, 8 Princes' St. W., Fenelon Falls on Tuesday, October 3rd from 11:00 a.m. until the time of funeral service in the chapel at 1:00 p.m. Interment to follow at Fenelon Falls Cemetery.
If desired memorial donations would be preferred to the Salvation Army Fenelon Falls Citadel, P.O. Box 819, Fenelon Falls, ON, K0M 1N0.
A special thank you and appreciation for the staff of Case Manor Nursing Home in Bobcaygeon who cared for Al so tenderly as well as staff of the Palliative Care Unit who helped Al in his final hours.