ORLANDO, Fla. - Robert Harvey Coulombe of Orlando died peacefully on June 6, 2021, at Advent Health Hospital.
Born October 17,1941 in Rochester, N.H., son of Harvey and Marion Coulombe. Robert was raised in Farmington, attended Farmington High School, and lived many years in the Milton/Farmington area before relocating to Orlando where he founded Global Crane Institute, specializing in Crane Operation and Schooling for the private sector, Military and NASA.
His most notable accomplishment was installing new cable for the Hoover Dam Elevators and working on the NASA Shuttle program.
Robert enjoyed attending NASCAR races, restoring classic cars, attending car shows and also had a passion for cooking.
He is predeceased by his wife of 58 years Sharon LaBrecque, son Robert Coulombe Jr, and Sister Lorraine Gordon.
Family members include nieces, Bridget Martin, Kristin Lessard, Linda Gravel, Rolande Isenberg, Diane Charbonneau (deceased), Nephew Glenn Gordon and Special Grandson Robert George Newlin of Santa Maria, Calif.
ARRANGEMENTS: There will be a Graveside Service held on June 18th, at 11 am at the Pine Grove Cemetery in Farmington N.H