Audrey A. McCord Garnsey
Mount Sinai-Audrey A. Torrey McCord Garnsey, 86, of Mount Sinai, formerly of Sheridan and Maranatha Village of Sebring, FL, died Monday, February 24, 2014 at her daughter’s home.
Born July 21, 1927 in the Town of Charlotte, she was the daughter of the late Claude H. and Lillian E. Beardsley Torrey.
A 1945 graduate of Cassadaga Valley Central School, she completed her undergraduate and graduate studies at SUNY Fredonia.
Audrey was employed by Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Electric Cooperative, Pine Valley Central School, Brocton Central School and retired as Assistant Superintendent for Business from Chautauqua County Board of Cooperative Services at Fredonia in 1983.
Her church memberships included Cherry Creek Baptist and First Baptist Church of Dunkirk where she served several offices and taught Sunday School. After moving to Florida in 1983, she was a member of Maranatha Baptist Church, Sebring, FL. Audrey was also a member of the Benjamin Prescott Chapter DAR of Fredonia.
Wife of 58 years to the late David R. McCord, whom she married July 25, 1945 and who died December 20, 2003; and Bruce N. Garnsey, whom she married August 27, 2005 and who died March 24, 2009; mother of Kenneth D. (Inge) McCord of Hampton, VA and Janet M. (Richard) D’Angelo of Mt. Sinai; grandmother of, Shiela (Craig) Bailey, Jason McCord, Tiffany (Jason) Dicket, Torrey and Caroline D’Angelo; great- grandmother of Madison and Brett Bailey, Miriam and James Dicket.
Funeral service 11 a.m. Friday in Jordan Funeral Home, Sinclairville. Visitation one hour prior to the service. Burial in Ross Mills Cemetery.