GREENVILLE – Betty R. Comber, 79, passed away peacefully Aug. 29, 2007, surrounded by her family, at her home. A lifelong resident of Greenville, she was born Oct. 10, 1927. She was predeceased by her husband, Howard K. Comber, in 1992. She was also predeceased by her mother and father, James and Ola (Edgerly) Mason; three brothers, James, Donald and Owen Mason; and one sister, Joan McAfee. She is survived by her son, James H. and his wife, Christine L. Comber, of Fairfax, Va.; a granddaughter, Tara M. Comber of Herndon, Va.; a sister and best friend, Mary K. Ryder of Greenville; and a brother-in-law, Donald Comber and his wife, Jill, of Melbourne, Fla. She also leaves numerous nieces and nephews. She was a former member of the Order of the Eastern Star, and volunteered at the food cupboard. She enjoyed playing cards with friends, driving about town, and spending time with her family. Graveside services will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 4, at Greenville Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, those who wish may make donations to the C.A. Dean Hospital, P.O. Box 1129, Greenville, ME 04441. Arrangements by Crosby & Neal, Greenville. To sign an online guest book, go to www.CrosbyNeal.com
BETTY R. COMBER
Posted Sept. 25, 2008, at 11:19 p.m.