January 10, 1931 - April 25, 2022
Greenland - After a long and rich life, Mary Jeannette (Lonergan) Coombs of Greenland, 91, passed away on April 25, 2022, at home, surrounded and cared for by her family. Mary, the daughter of George and Drucilla Lonergan, was raised in New Jersey and Hampton Falls, NH, where she met Richard Coombs, her husband of 57 years until his death in 2008. The consummate matriarch, she delighted in the company, lives and many accomplishments of her family with unbounded love, good sense, a playful sense of humor, and a touch of class. Mary is survived by her children and spouses Peter and Beverly Coombs of Kingston; Lucinda Coombs and Jim Miller of Leeds, ME; Stephen and Christine Coombs of Hill, NH; Jeffery and Sheri Coombs of Sandwich, NH; Amy Coombs and John Hoefle of Greenland, NH; Martha Coombs and Jeffery Sargent of Hampton Falls, NH; Mary Coombs of Greenland, NH; TJ and Pam Coombs of Tignall, GA; Elizabeth Coombs and Richard Andross of Franconia, NH. In addition are her 18 grandchildren, Richard Coombs and his fiancée Jessica Bland, Phillip and Karen Coombs, Meghan and Nikolai Mongroo, Nicol Miller, Micah Miller, Zachary Coombs, Ariella Coombs Despins and Sam Despins, Leah Coombs, Zeb Coombs, Theodore Coombs, Jackson Coombs, Katheryne and Taylor Hodgdon, Drucilla Sargent, Isobel Sargent, Mary Coombs Quill and Tim Kratt, Eliza Coombs Quill, Hillary Andross and Sam Moody, Carter Andross and his fiancée Clara Hodges. Additionally, are her four great-grandchildren: Richard and Bowden Coombs, Sofia Mongroo, and Miller Moody; one brother, Martin Lonergan of Hampton Falls, and a large and beloved extended family. She was predeceased by her husband, Richard, her youngest son, James, her brothers George and Peter Lonergan and infant siblings Lawrence and Drucilla. A service will be held at Mary’s home in Greenland, NH, Saturday, April 30 at 11 am. In lieu of flowers, please consider making a gift to The Nature Conservancy in New Hampshire. If you feel inclined, please designate a gift to their stewardship endowment so they can carry on part of Mary’s legacy of land protection. Send donations to: The Nature Conservancy in New Hampshire, Concord Office, 22 Bridge St. 4th Floor, Concord, NH 03301.
Greenland - After a long and rich life, Mary Jeannette (Lonergan) Coombs of Greenland, 91, passed away on April 25, 2022, at home, surrounded and cared for by her family. Mary, the daughter of George and Drucilla Lonergan, was raised in New... View Obituary & Service Information
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