1941 - 2018

Joan Shelby Gilbert passed away peacefully after a courageous battle with cancer surrounded by those she loved on November 4th, 2018  at the Maison Aube- Lumiere. She is the beloved wife of Chester Warren McComb and Loving mother to Cindy, Cheryl (John) Karen, Kristopher (Trudi). Her Grandaughters: Chloe, Kayla, Ashley,and Cierra. Grandsons: Taylor and Travis.

She was born on January 31st, 1941 to Irene T. Evans and Shirley S. Gilbert in DudswellQC. Dear sister of Sylvia (William), Sharon, Linda, Steven (Gayle), Patricia, Jeffery.

Visitation will take place at the Cass Funeral Home, 3006 College St. Sherbrooke (Lennoxville), on Friday, November 16, 2018 from 2:00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 P.M. and on Saturday, November 17th from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. followed by the funeral service at 2:00 p.m. Interment will take place at the Ayer’s Cliff Protestant Cemetery immediately following. Rev Barbara Wintle officiating.    

The family wishes to give thanks to the staff and volunteers of the Maison Aube Lumiere, CHUS, Hotel Dieu as well as the support of family and friends.

In Lieu of flowers, donations to The Maison Aube Lumiere ( ) , or a charity of your choice would be appreciated.

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Chester and family

We are so sorry for your loss. Both Mike and I knew her from working at the hospital and remember her fondly. She was a caring friend to many.
She will be missed.

Jolene and Mike Haddon, November 8, 2018

Cindy McComb

Please accept my deepest sympathies for the loss of your dear mom Cindy. ❤️❤️

Linda Thomas, November 8, 2018

Karen and family

My deepest sympathy to you and the family. Bonny Wilkin

Bonny Wilkin, November 8, 2018


So sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers are with you and your Family.

Carolyn Young, November 8, 2018

Cindy and family

John and I send our deepest sympathies on the loss of your mom. She was a wonderful, kind woman. So sorry for your loss.

John and Jill Laberee, November 8, 2018

Much love and thoughts to the family.

My thoughts are with you during this time.

Joe and Jaime, November 8, 2018

Chester McComb and family

So sorry for your loss

Fern Nutbrown, November 8, 2018


We are so sorry to hear of Joans passing.Our sympathies to all the family at this sad time.

Lynne Ann Nutbrown, November 9, 2018

Cheryl and John, Ashley and Travis

Please accept our sincere condolences. Our thoughts are with you.

Anchor Concrete, November 9, 2018

all the McComb family

our thoughts are with you at this time. she will live on in your memories of her. Joan was a wonderful person and she will be sorely missed.

Delbert and Christina Smith, November 9, 2018

Chester and Family

Our Deepest Sympathy To You and Your Children

Joan and I worked together for many years at the old Sherbrooke Hospital and had lots of laughs.
She will be missed but not forgotten.

Lorinda (Sam) Hadley & Gary Smith

LORINDA HADLEY, November 9, 2018

Cindy and the entire McComb family

Sending our sincere sympathies at this very difficult time. May your cherished memories of your mom keep her close to your heart always.
All our love,
Pauline, Mitchell, Jeremy, Brett and Joelle

Pauline Rosenberg , November 10, 2018

McComb Family

My condolences and sorry I can't physically be there for support, but know that I am thinking of you, my family, during this time of grieving. Love and prayers.

Craig Evans, November 10, 2018

Cindy McComb

We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Melissa Wollow and the Pigeon Family, November 10, 2018

The McComb Family

I am so sorry to hear of the passing of your mom. She will always be with you. Sorry I can't attend the funeral but you will be in my thoughts and prayers. ❤️

Jane Wright-Suitor , November 10, 2018

Chester and Family

Our Sincere Sympathies to all the Family
From the Gustin Family and Wynn Dustin

Mary Lou Gustin, November 12, 2018

McComb Family

My deepest sympathy to you all. Fond memories of your Mom, and co worker.

David Hatch, November 12, 2018

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