Patrick John Cumby

July 2, 1940 to August 26, 2017


Passed away on August 26, 2017 after a lengthy battle with COPD in his 77th year. Predeceased by parents Jack & Elizabeth Cumby, brother Steve, sisters Patricia and Helen (McCarthy), and grandson John Christopher. Leaving to mourn his loving wife of 53 years Jeanette; son John Boyd; brothers Michael, John (Paulette), and Kevin; sisters Betty White (Bert), and Kay Bara; sister-in-law Dorothy Spracklin (George); brother-in-law Ted McCarthy; three grandchildren Kyle, Sara & Madison; and many nieces and nephews. Pat returned to Newfoundland in 2004 after residing in Windsor, Ontario for 40 years. There he left behind many cherished friends, hockey associates and co-workers and was deeply involved in the Bendix, Civic and Mildewed Maple Leaf hockey leagues. Former employee of Bendix Automotive and Greater Essex County District School Board. Cremation has taken place. Born and raised in Hearts Content, NL. He will return to the place of his birth and rest with his parents & deceased siblings in Sacred Heart Church Cemetery. Funeral to take place on Tuesday, August 29th, 2017 at 1:00 p.m at Sacred Hearts Church, in Hearts Desire, NL. No flowers by request.





1:00pm, Tuesday August 29th

Sacred Heart Church

Heart's Desire, NL


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Played lob ball with Pat many years ago here in Windsor, On. . Pat was a true gentleman Sorry to hear of his passing Condolences to his family

Hi Betty, I want to extend my deepest condolence to you on losing your dear brother. I always remember what a smart dresser he was and sure a nice guy all round. I extend this also to his wife and family whom I have never met but feel so sad for them as well.

My condolences to you, Jeannette. I will always remember Pat with a ready smile and a joke to make you laugh. He could light up a room with his great personality.

Our thoughts and prayers are with you Jeanette, John and Family during this difficult time.
“Although it’s difficult today to see beyond the sorrow,
May looking back in memory help comfort you tomorrow” Author Unknown

Dear Jeanette,
My sincere sympathy to you and your family as you mourn the death of your beloved Pat. I am praying for you all, and that Pat will Rest in Peace.
With love
Violet (Squires Ruelokke)

Dear Jeanette and Family
Our sincere condolences on the passing of Pat.
Please know that you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.
Ruby Prosper, Jocelyn and Arvin White

Our thoughts and prayers are with you and the family. We have fond memories of Pat with Newfoundland club in Windsor and many good times .
Mary (Hearn)Kaschak and Gary Kaschak

Sorry to here about Pat ,our condolences Jeanette he was a great person,sorry

Jeannette, john and family, we are so sorry to hear Pat has passed away.. Remembering the fun memories our families had together, I cherish them..the Newfoundland ball team games were the best of times.. His beer bus at Checker Flag was awesome him smiling ear to ear being the bartender ???? . Hope their having one heck of a kitchen party with mom, dad and Joey. Take care of each other Kim O’Quinn and Ron Ouellette

Jeannette my condolences on the passing of Pat. I certainly remember both of you from the good old days at the Windsor Board of Education in the maintenance department. I was out in Newfoundland last summer for a month. I remember that you always said you would return to NFld. once you retired. Take care Jeannette.

Our hearts are home with our family now as we say goodbye.
I’ll never forget Uncle Pat’s smile and the jokes he made. He would then give you that look, almost to see if you understood what it meant, especially when I was little. I will also think of him each time I make Chili as he showed me his way of doing it once at the house.
Sending all our love and wish we could be home with you all.

Amy & Joe

Condolences to the Cumby family; you are in our thoughts and prayers at this time. – The Boys at Delta Pools – London ON

Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid. John 14:27

Dear Jeanette,
My thoughts are with you and your family on the passing of your dear husband Pat. I always enjoyed meeting him and having a chat on the phone.
Sincere condolences.
Love & hugs
Alice Finn

Sincerest condolences to the family. The Cumby family were like family as our next door neighbours in Hearts Content. Our prayers and thoughts are with you all.
Harry and Shirley Balsom

Betty and family so sorry to hear of Paddy’s passing our deepest sympathy we will keep you in our prayers May you find peace and comfort in the “Risen Christ” God bless you

to The Cumby Family
So sorry to hear of Pat,s passing .May God be with you at this sad time .

Our world has lost someone very special to us. Although not family in the traditional sense, I always felt that we were relatives. Pats smile and laughter always made my day. Your suffering is over now my friend, and your body is healthy again. Love you and will always miss you.