Joe Coulombe cause of death: Joe Coulombe death, obituary happened 28 February 2020. He died at his home in Pasadena, Calif at the age of 89 following a long illness.
Joe Coulombe death was confirmed by his son Joseph.
He is survived by his wife of 67 years Alice, three children and six grandchildren.
Joe met his wife, Alice Steere, in 1952 in college. They married in 1952 and were married for 67 years.
In his later years, he and his wife of 67 years became philanthropists.
There has been an outpouring of love on social media with the death of Trader Joe’s founder Joe Coulombe. No further details about Joe Coulombe cause of death except that he died after a long illness
Reports say he died with a net worth around $100 million, and enriched the lives of many others with quality, inexpensive food.
From the time he opened his first store in 1967 until his death in 2020 at age 89, Joe Coulombe watched his namesake business rise from a cult favorite to a retail giant with more than 500 outlets in over 40 states.