Audrey Coumbs

Obituary of Audrey Jane Coumbs

COUMBS: Audrey Jane


Passed away comfortably at her home, with her two children by her side on Thursday May 25, 2023.  Audrey Coumbs of Bobcaygeon in her 88th year.  Audrey began her career as a teacher at S.S.#2 Harvey in 1957 shortly after which she and Ken purchased their hobby farm at Nogie’s Creek.  While raising her family she worked and volunteered for many organizations before serving her community as a Councillor for 8 years and Deputy Reeve for 9 years.  She also served as Deputy Mayor for Galway Cavendish Harvey Township for 3 years.  Audrey also gave freely of her time to many organizations including the Canadian Cancer Society, library board, Good Buy Room, Rural Outreach Committee and Knox Presbyterian Church Sunday School. She is loved and missed by her son Ivan Coumbs (Sandy) of Bobcaygeon and daughter Nancy Coumbs of Bobcaygeon.  Remembered by her dear companion Joe Rasmussens of Bobcaygeon.  Grandmother of Taylor Wendover (Brendan), Nicole Coumbs (Kevin Wattier) and great grandmother of Avery.  Survived by her sister Hazel Leroux (Dave) of Mount Albert and several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her husband Ken Coumbs (d. 2012) and her loving grandson Jordan Fernall-Coumbs (d. 2015).  Also predeceased by her brothers Merv, Floyd, Dale and Wayne Windover, half-brother Vernon Warburton and half-sister Eunice Hulland.  A private family funeral service will be held at THE HENDREN FUNERAL HOMES, MONK CHAPEL, 6 Helen Street, Bobcaygeon on Monday June 12, 2023.  Interment will be held at Sandy Lake Cemetery, Lakehurst.  Memorial donations may be made to the Kidney Foundation as expressions of sympathy and may be made by contacting the funeral home at or by calling 705-738-3222.

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