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COOMBS – Louisa B., 97, of Brooklyn, Queens County, passed away peacefully in Mahone Nursing Home, Mahone Bay, NS on June 27, 2023.
Louisa was born in Brooklyn, the daughter of the late John Atwood and Emma Mae (Tupper) Dexter and their last surviving child.
Louisa worked with Dominion Stores in Liverpool starting as a clerk, working her way up to store manager. During that time, Louisa also taught night school. She was a lifetime member of the Brooklyn Baptist Church, a member of both the church and community choirs and a member of the Brooklyn Womens Institute. She was active in a number of community events and loved music, singing, gardening, travel and time at her cabin in Greenfield.
Louisa is survived by her grandson Richard (Kelsie); her great-grandson Dexter and great-granddaughter Piper all residing in British Columbia.
Besides her parents, Louisa was predeceased by her husband of 49 years Gerald Frederick, her son George Arthur, her sisters Ethel Crone and Marie Hatt, her brothers Elvin “Dick”, Atwood “Put”, and Samuel “Sam”. Her half-sisters Evangeline Dexter and Valence Murphy and her half-brother Clarence “Jack” Dexter.
Cremation has taken place under the direction of Chandlers’ Funeral Home, Liverpool, where a funeral service will beheld Saturday, July 15, 2023 at 2:00 p.m. Pastor Noah Lohnes officiating. Reception to follow. A private family interment will take place at a later time. Family flowers only, donations may be made to the Brooklyn Baptist Church, Queens General Hospital Foundation or to a charity of your choice. Online condolences may be made to
Louisa’s family would like to thank her many caregivers at Queens General Hospital and Mahone Nursing Home.


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