American Veteran 09

Paul R. Lacombe

December 31, 1937 ~ January 6, 2021 (age 83)

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Lincoln - Paul R. Lacombe, 83, formerly of Albion, died Wednesday, January 6, 2021 at home, surrounded by his loving family.  He was the beloved husband of Jeanne (Metivier) Lacombe.  Mr. & Mrs. Lacombe had been married for sixty years.

Born in Central Falls, a son of the late Albert and Rita (Palardy) Lacombe, he had lived in Albion for most of his life, moving to Cumberland over two years ago.

Mr. Lacombe worked as an aircraft mechanic at Quonset Point, and later as machine repair technician for Draper Corporation, Hopedale, and for Waters Corporation, Milford, retiring in 1999.

Paul loved to ski, play golf in the Waters Corp. Golf League, and play the harmonica; was a fan of the Patriots and Bruins, enjoyed travelling with his wife throughout Northern New England.  He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, and a communicant of St. Ambrose Church, Albion.

Besides his wife, he is survived by one daughter, Nicole Miranda of Albion; four sons, Daniel Lacombe, and his wife Eileen, of Cumberland, David Lacombe, and his wife Diane, of Cumberland, Steven Lacombe, and his wife Heidi, of Warwick, and Michael Lacombe of Northbridge, Mass.; two sisters, Lillian McNeil of North Smithfield, and Celine Cote of Cumberland; two brothers, Ernest Lacombe of Lincoln, and Charles Lacombe of Boston, Mass.; eighteen grandchildren; and twelve great grandchildren.  He was the father of the late Jocelyn Pelletier and the brother of the late Pauline Laverdiere and Armand Lacombe.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday, June 5, 2021 in St. Ambrose Church, 191 School Street, Albion.  Burial, with military honors will follow in Resurrection Cemetery, Cumberland.  In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory to Beacon Hospice, c/o Amedisys, 1 Catamore Boulevard, East Providence, R.I. 02914 or to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 would be appreciated.  For online guest book, please visit  Arrangements with Bellows Funeral Chapel, 160 River Road, Lincoln.

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Mass of Christian Burial
June 5, 2021

10:00 AM
Saint Ambrose Church
191 School Street,
Albion, RI 02802

June 5, 2021

Resurrection Cemetery
259 West Wrentham Road,
Cumberland, RI 02864


St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105-

Beacon Hospice
c/o Amedisys, 1 Catamore Boulevard, East Providence RI 02914

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