Ada C. LacombeFebruary 04,2013
Ada C. LacombeAda C. Lacombe
Ada Caroline Lacombe, 91, of Rutland, Vt., died January 31, 2013, at Mountain View Center Genesis Eldercare Network. She was born February 12, 1921, in Watertown, N.Y., the daughter of John and Mary (Gioria) Coston.
Mrs. Lacombe worked as a stenographer and bookkeeper at the Woodruff Hotel in Watertown, N.Y.
She married Joseph Howard “Joe” Lacombe on June 26, 1948.
Mrs. Lacombe was a member of St. Alphonsus Church.
Known for her unique, personalized, birthday cake creations, she also loved to cook Italian meals for her family and friends. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and will be greatly missed by all.
Survivors include her husband, Joseph Howard “Joe” Lacombe of Rutland; three daughters, Diane Marie Brown and her companion, Edward O. Allen, of West Rutland, Susan Ann Mahren of Charlotte and Katherine Ann Markiewicz and husband, Kevin, of Phoenix, Ariz.; one son, David John Lacombe and his wife, Linda Smart Lacombe, of Pittsford; a sister, Ruby Hirschey of Phoenix, Ariz.; eight grandchildren, Sarah, Corey, Shannon, Brie, Trevor, Dylan, Tanya and Taylor; four great-grandchildren, Caden, Caleb, Devin and Juliane; and several nieces and nephews.
The memorial service will be held at a later date when the family can all gather.
Memorial contributions may be made to Mountain View Center Genesis Eldercare Network Activity Fund, 9 Haywood Ave., Rutland, VT 05701.
Tossing Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.
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