Jerome T. Combs M.D.
GUILFORD - Jerome T. Combs, M.D., 83, of Guilford, formerly of Wallingford, beloved husband of 57 years to Maureen Donner Combs, died Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016 at Yale-New Haven Hospital-St. Raphael Campus. He was born in Wallingford, a son of the late Stanley "Dave" and Mary Artkop Combs. He was educated in Wallingford Schools; graduated from Yale University, Class of 1955, and Johns Hopkins Medical School, Class of 1959; and served in the United Sates Navy. He practiced pediatrics in Wallingford, Meriden, and the New Haven area for 43 years. In addition to his wife, he is survived by his sons, Christopher Combs and his wife, Colleen, of Southington, Craig Combs, of California, Charles Combs, of Wallingford, and Curtis Combs and his wife, Vanessa, of Florida; his grandchildren, Kelly, Conor, Hannah, Peri, Crystal, Anthony, Tyler, Peter, and Charlotte; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his daughter, Cynthia Mansi; his brothers, Raymond, Eugene, and Daniel Combs; and his sister, Dorothy Combs. His family will receive relatives and friends in The Wallingford Funeral Home, 809 N. Main St. Ext., Wallingford, Monday, Oct. 17, from 4 to 7 p.m. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, Oct. 18 at 10:30 a.m., directly at St. George Catholic Church, 33 Whitfield St., Guilford. Interment will be in All Saints Cemetery, North Haven. In lieu of flowers, gifts in his memory may be made to Johns Hopkins Medical School Scholarship Fund, c/o Johns Hopkins Business Services, 3910 Keswick Road, Suite N2100, Baltimore, MD 21211, Attn: Gift Processing Supervisor. www.wallingfordfh.com
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