Omer J. Coulombe, age 90, died Friday, August 16, 2019 at his son’s home due to natural causes. He was born in Augusta, ME on April 21, 1929 a son of the late Edmond and Malvina (Lachance) Coulombe.
Mr. Coulombe attended Cony High School and was a US Army Veteran, serving during the Korean War.
He had been employed for over 25 years as a mail clerk for the US Postal Service, working the last of his employment in the Old Federal Building.
Mr. Coulombe was a communicant of St. Augustine Catholic Church in Augusta.
He was pre-deceased by his wife, Geraldine L. (Pomerleau) Coulombe; two brothers: Phillip and Anselm Coulombe and four sisters: Juliette Quirion, Theresa Pare, Irene Rancourt and Cecile White.
Mr. Coulombe is survived by three sons: Patrick Coulombe of Augusta, David Coulombe and his wife Melissa of Augusta and Marc Coulombe and his wife Terri Nickerson of Lake Placid, FL; a daughter, Michelle Trast; a sister, DesAnges White of Leesburg, FL; seven grandchildren as well as many nieces, nephews and cousins.
A special thanks to Beacon Hospice for offering comfort and assistance for our Dad and also thanks to David and Melissa Coulombe for providing a caring home for the last year and a half of Dad’s life.
At his request, there will be no public visiting hours. A graveside service with military honors will be held on Friday, August 23rd at 9 AM in the Chapel at Maine Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Mt. Vernon Rd., Augusta.
Memorial donations may be made to: MaineGeneral Home Care & Hospice, P O Box 828, Waterville, ME 04903.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Plummer Funeral Home, 16 Pleasant St., Augusta, ME.