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Martha Parasco Fanti Coombs passed away at the home of her daughter and son-in-law on May 28, 2019. She was born in Boston, Massachusetts, July 3, 1920, the second child of Eleftharios and Anastacia (Lynadarkis) Parasco.

She was the wife of her beloved husband, Ralph D. Coombs, for over 50 years and in her later years was blessed again to enjoy marriage for four years to Mario Fanti. In addition to the loss of her husbands, she was preceded in death by her brothers and their wives; Chester and Loretta, Peter and Georgia; and her nephew, Chester Parasco Jr.

Martha leaves behind her sister, Theodora Valasunas of Duxbury, MA; her children, Charles and Barbara Coombs of Austin, AR, David and Judy Coombs of Clearwater, FL, Joe and Martha Ann (Coombs) Maynard of Elgin, SC. She has eight grandchildren; Lisa-Ann, Daniel, Julie, Matthew, David Jason, Jonathan, Nicole and Rachel. She also has 17 great grandchildren and eight great-great grandchildren.

The Maynard family will receive her SC family and friends at their home in Elgin, S.C., on Saturday, June 1st from 2 until 4 o’clock in the afternoon.

A funeral will be held later in Saugus, MA with the Bisbee-Porcella Funeral Home assisting the family.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Amedisys Hospice, 1900 Sunset Blvd., #103, West Columbia, SC 29169.

Shives Funeral Home, Trenholm Road Chapel, is assisting the family locally.