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Br. Joseph Comber

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Published in The Boston Globe on April 26, 2021

COMBER, Br. Joseph, CFX Of the Xaverian Brothers’ Melrose community, age 80, died Apr. 24 from complications of ALS. A longtime educator at St. John’s Prep in Danvers and nursing assistant at Mary Immaculate Nursing Home in Lawrence, Br. Joe leaves his Brothers in religion and several cousins and their families.

His Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Saturday, May 1, 2021 at 10:30AM in the Saint John’s Preparatory School Chapel, 72 Spring St., Danvers. Burial will follow in Xaverian Brothers Cemetery. Visitation will be held prior to Mass in the Chapel from 9AM-10:15AM. Attendees are kindly asked to wear facial coverings and adhere to social distancing guidelines.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Brother Joe’s memory may be made to Compassionate Care ALS, P.O. Box 1052, West Falmouth, MA 02574 ( Arrangements are under the direction of C.R. Lyons & Sons, Funeral Directors, 28 Elm St., DANVERS SQUARE. For full obituary, see C.R. Lyons & Sons Funeral Directors 28 Elm Street, Danvers 978-777-7900

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