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Evelyn R. (McHenry) Coombs

May 1, 1927 ~ April 25, 2019 (age 91)

Evelyn R. (McHenry) Coombs, age 91, formerly of Huntington Mills, died at the Bonham Nursing  Center, Register, at 9:40 a. m. Thursday, April 25, 2019, where she was a guest since February, 2015.

Born in Town Hill on May 1, 1927, she was a daughter of the late Robert C. and Daisy Mae (Cotterman) McHenry.  She was a lifelong resident of Huntington Township, Luzerne County and a 1945 graduate of the former Huntington  Mills High School.

Evelyn was employed by the Northwest Area School  District for 40 years, retiring in 2004. She was involved in transportation and as a courier for the school district.

She was a member of the Town Hill United Methodist Church.

Evelyn enjoyed yard work and caring for  her  lawn.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, George R. "Pork" Coombs on June 13, 2013 after a marriage of 66 years,  three brothers:  Richard McHenry, Donald R. McHenry and Sheldon McHenry and by a sister, Dorothy M. "Dottie" Long.

She is survived by a daughter, Sandra A. Robbins, Dallas; a son, Rodney A. Coombs, Shickshinny; three grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; a sister, Lois Moss, Town Hill and a number of nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held on Monday at 11 a. m. in the Town Hill United Methodist Church 417 Town Hill Road, Shickshinny, with Rev. Michael T. Bodek officiating. Interment will follow in the Scott Cemetery, Waterton. Friends may call at the Church after 10 a. m. Monday.

Friends may remember Evelyn with a contribution to the Town Hill United Methodist Church.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Dean W. Kriner, Inc., Funeral Home, Benton.

 


Donations may be made to:

Town Hill United Methodist Church
417 Town Hill Road, Shickshinny PA 18655


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