Jean Carroll LaCombe of Gainesville, Florida died Tuesday, September 22, 2015. She died peacefully under Hospice care with family at her side. Jean was born in Trenton, New Jersey on October 15, 1928. She was the daughter of Charles Carroll and Nelle Fone Carroll. Jean graduated from Hamilton High School in 1946, where she took the commercial program. Following graduation, she held secretarial positions which ultimately led to executive secretary to the manager of the American Tobacco Company facility in Trenton, New Jersey. Jean was active in the Episcopal Church at St. Matthews parish in Charleston, West Virginia and at St. Pauls parish in Ossining, New York. Jean also worked with League of Women Voters in Ossining and Meals on Wheels at Ridgefield, Connecticut. She and Ed were long-time volunteers at UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Jean is survived by her husband of 65 years, Edward Martin LaCombe, Jr., their children Ted LaCombe and his wife Rachel of Gainesville, Dan of Lewes, Delaware, Michele and partner Kayley of Atlanta, Gerogia; four grandchildren: Daniel, Margot, Ryan, and Jonathan. Also surviving are her sister Nöel and her husband Henk Geurds of Sewell, New Jersey. Contributions may be made in her name to Haven Hospice, 4200 NW 90th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32606, or to the charity of one’s choice.