John Coulombe

John Coulombe passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family, at the Ottawa Civic Hospital on Thurs., April 21, 2016. He was 78.
He was the beloved husband of Patricia McCleave. He was the loving father of Darren Coulombe and Roddy Coulombe (Brenda Harlow), and the cherished Grandpa of Stéphane, Kyle, Devlyn, and Draedyn. He was the stepfather of Stephen McCleave, Wendy O’Connor, David McCleave, Lori McCleave, and Shawn McCleave. John will be sadly missed by his sister, Laurie Mitchell; brothers, Rick Coulombe (Judy), and the late Roger Coulombe; nephew Jason; and niece Karen.
John was an active member of the St. Clare’s Anglican Church and Parish Council. He was also an active member of the NATO Veterans’ Organization of Canada. He was a proud and accomplished wood-turner. Friends and family are invited to visit St. Clare’s Anglican Church, 2530 Falcone Lane in Winchester, on Thurs., April 28 from 1 to 2 pm. A Celebration of John’s Life will be held in the Sanctuary at 2 pm.
Donations may be made to the University of Ottawa Heart Institute or St. Clare’s Anglican Church.
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The arrangements were entrusted to Daniels Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry in Winchester (613-744-1117).