, Kingston, NH


May 29, 2014

Howard "Howie" Coombs, 58

Fremont, NH — Howard “Howie” R. Coombs, 58, of Fremont, N.H., passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, May 14, 2014 at his home.

Born in Newburyport, Mass., he was the son of the late Howard R. Sr. and Sylvia P. (Bragg) Coombs of Kingston, N.H.

Howie was raised and educated in Amesbury, Mass. He was a graduate of Amesbury High School, Class of 1975. Mr. Coombs was employed as a custodian throughout the Timberlane School District and most recently the Pollard School in Plaistow, N.H.

A devoted husband, father, brother, and friend, he leaves his beloved wife of 27 years, Sheila (Souther) Coombs; and son, Matthew H. Coombs, both of Fremont, N.H.; a brother, Timothy A. Coombs of Kingston, N.H., and several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins. He was predeceased by his brother, Richard W. Coombs. Howie will be deeply missed by everyone who knew and loved him.

ARRANGEMENTS: Donations may be made to the NHSPCA, or the American Heart Association. Please visit Comeau Funeral Home on Facebook, or

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