Mark Brinacombe

Obituary of Mark Brinacombe



passed away after a battle with COVID-19 on Wednesday, January 20, 2021 at WRH Metropolitan Campus at 61 years of age. Beloved husband of Connie (nee Mensch) for almost 39 years. Proud and loving Dad of Ryan, Brent and wife Kaytee. Adored Grandpa of Elle, Peyton and Noah. Dearest son of Eleanor Baxter (late Ken Brinacombe) (late Bob Baxter) and son-in-law of Lynn Gelinas (late Ron Gelinas) (late Lyle Mensch). Dear brother of Nancy Stockwell (late Terry), Patti Peebles (Don Kallis), Bev Brohman (late Brian) and brother-in-law of Jill Klein (Robert) and Paul Mensch (Carol). Step brother to Judy Erwied (late Heinz), Janice Ogley (Lloyd), Bob Baxter (Samantha), Bill Baxter, John Baxter (Joanne). Mark will also be remembered by his many nieces and nephews. Mark retired from Enwin Utilities in 2018 after more than 30 years of service. Mark enjoyed watching his children and grandchildren play sports, travelling to warm destinations and any time spent on the golf course. To our family, he is irreplaceable and will be forever loved and missed. The family would like to thank the entire staff at WRH Metropolitan Campus' ICU for their love and care.

Visitation for family and friends will take place at Reid Funeral Home, 87 Maidstone Ave. E., Essex (519-776-4233) on Sunday January 24 starting at 11 am followed by a Private Family Celebration of Mark's life. Friends may join in the livestream link at our website on Mark's profile at  Due to COVID restrictions, visitation is limited to a specific number of visitors. Only those with an appointment will be allowed in. Please book an appointment at All visitors must remain in their cars in our parking lot until their designated time and one of our staff members comes to invite you into our facility. Everyone must wear a mask.    In lieu of flowers, if desired memorial donations made to the Alzheimer Society or WRH in their fight against COVID. Family and friends may share their memories online at


Afternoon Visitation

11:00 am - 4:30 pm
Sunday, January 24, 2021
Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre
87 Maidstone Avenue East
Essex, Ontario, Canada