Peacefully walked through heaven’s gates on Monday, April 17, 2017 at the age of 91. A longtime resident of Garson, ON, Eleanor was born in Windsor, ON in 1925, and lived in Brantford, ON for her last 12 years. Daughter of the late Alan Coomber and Leona (nee Beaudoin).  Cherished mother of Dawn (Bernie Martin), Catherine, Carolyn, Kenneth, Keith (Iris), Donald (Lynda). Beloved grandmother of twelve grandchildren and seventeen great grandchildren. Dear “big” sister of Lee (Han Bruggink), Leslie Nadon, David Coomber (Louise), and Richard Coomber (Gail). Fondly remembered by many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Predeceased by her husband of 47 years, Walter (Joe) Clarke, her beloved sisters Betty Murray, Agnes Leclair, and Roseann Black, and brothers Alan, and Lloyd.
Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Bible Society; the Alzheimer Society of Brant; or the Dolly Parton Imagination Library to provide early literacy to children through

Eleanor’s family will receive friends on Sunday from 6-9 pm. Funeral service on Monday April 24, 2017 at 11:30 am from Families First, 585 Sandwich St. South Amherstburg.  Interment to follow at Rosehill cemetery.  Share memories, photos or make a donation at

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