Carolyn “Carol” Anita Kauther (Coombs)

February 14, 2020 4 Condolences Print Obituary

Carolyn “Carol” Anita Kauther (Coombs), 62, of Edmonton , Alberta, passed away peacefully with her children by her side on 10 February 2020.

She was born to parents Cecilia Eileen and Geoffrey, on 27 June 1957 in Toronto, Ontario.

Carolyn spent her earlier years living Between Canada and the UK before settling down in Canada at the age of 36. She graduated from Sir John A Macdonald, Toronto in 1975 and went on to study business administration at Tresham Collage in England. Carolyn had several careers throughout her life including, bartending at the Hind Hotel in the UK, baking cakes and desserts for Value Mart, clerical work for Mijo media services in Toronto, and the TTC. For the past 13 years Carolyn worked at Canada Post.

Carolyn had a huge heart, a vibrant smile, and a contagious laugh.  In her spare time Carolyn enjoyed baking, decorating, reading, gardening, knitting, outdoor activities, the warmth of the sun, and spending time with her family.

Carolyn was immensely proud of her family and has passed on many fond memories for all of us to hold onto.

Carolyn is survived by her beloved dog and cat Loki and Sheeran, Patrick, spouse, her daughter Amanda (Justin) and son Timothy (Elizabeth), Her brother Paul (Tammy), sister Susan (Rick), and a number of other loving relatives and her close friends.

It brings us comfort knowing she will be reunited with her younger brother Neil and her mother Cecilia Eileen.

As per Carolyn’s wishes, there will be no viewing or funeral service. In lieu of flowers family encourages friends and family to make a donation in memory of Carolyn at the Edmonton humane society.

“Sometimes you will never know 
          the value of a moment
                until it becomes a
                      Memory”
                 -Theodore Seuss Geisel

  1. God Bless you my friend you will be missed.
    I’m so sorry for your loss Amanda and Tim love you all always in my heart

  2. So sorry for your loss, my heart goes out to you at this hard time in life. I had the honour of knowing this lady and she was so kind and upbeat it was Contagious until we meet again, you will be forever remembered❤️❤️❤️❤️

  3. I’m very sorry for your loss. Carolyn was a special woman who loved her family & close friends deeply. She fondly talked to me about Amanda, Tim, Susie, her sister, as well as her mother & husband Pat. I worked with Carolyn at Canada Post in St. Albert & Depot 2 in Edmonton for several years. She was always the first person in the depot to help anyone who needed it whether they be a new postie or a colleague she knew well. When someone needed a shoulder to cry on or a hug she was first to provide it. It was great spending time with Carolyn over the years & sharing in her laughter & zest for life. I’m glad I had the opportunity to have Carolyn in my life for the time I did. I will miss her greatly. Much love to her family.

  4. I only knew Carolyn for a short period of time, but she has left a mark on my heart. So sorry to hear of her passing but glad that she is not suffering any longer. Many hugs to her family! xx

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