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Robert (Bruce) Bruce COOMBES

09/04/2021
13/04/2021
St Andrew’s College Centennial Chapel

On April 9, 2021, at Diana Isaac, surrounded by his loving family. Loving husband and best friend of Gwenda for 52 years. Dearly loved dad of Grant and Jody, and Tracey and Simon, adored ‘Pop’ of Sam, and Amie, and best mate of his four-legged friend Lily. Heartfelt thanks to Gordon, Tracey, Adrienne, and the staff at Diana Isaac for their special care of Bruce. Thank you also to Tim at Merivale Retirement Village for the many outings they went on together. Messages may be addressed to The Family of the late Bruce Coombes, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545. In lieu of flowers, donations to BrainTree Wellness Centre  would be appreciated and may be made at the service, or directly online at www.canterburybraincollective.org. A Celebration of Bruce’s life will be held in St Andrews College Centennial Chapel, Normans Road, Strowan, on Tuesday, April 13, at 1.00pm. Please allow plenty of time as parking can be difficult.