Audrey Farrar passed away peacefully at Errinrung Nursing Home in Thornbury on Sunday November 8, 2020 at the age of 95.
Born in Kimberley, ON on August 12, 1925, she was a daughter of the Late Saul and Lillian (Shaw) Fawcett.
She was raised in Kimberley and her parents and sisters moved to Owen Sound, ON when she was a teenager.
Audrey worked as a waitress and then did housework for Buchanan’s at RR 2 Clarksburg where she met Ernest Farrar. They married July 28, 1945 and settled on the farm on the Clarksburg sideroad.
She was active in many farming and community events and the camera club for many years. She will be remembered as a humorist and always loved telling jokes and had many laughs with everyone. She also loved to write poems and stories. Audrey had suffered from Alzheimer’s for a long time.
She was predeceased by her husband Ernest in June 2003 and sisters Kathleen Houston (2017) and Dorothy Chittenden (2018) and brother Jimmy Fawcett (at age 7).
Remembered as the much loved mother of Edward Farrar and his wife Carol and Jerry Farrar and his partner Cathy Mask. She was a devoted grandmother to Steve Farrar, Dianne & Danny Nobes, April & Jim Markou and Melissa Farrar and great-grandmother to Jeremy, Abbie, Cora, Taylor, Dylan, Braden, Athena, Cameron and Gage.
There will be a private family service at the Ferguson Funeral Home in Meaford on November 11th with interment to take place at Thornbury-Clarksburg Union Cemetery.
As your expression of sympathy, donations to the Meaford Hospital Foundation or a charity of your choice would be appreciated and may be made through the Ferguson Funeral Home, 48 Boucher St., Meaford, ON N4L 1B9 to whom arrangements have been entrusted. www.fergusonfuneralhomes.ca