St. John Bosco holds Ingrid Coulas Memorial Craft Sale

BARRY’S BAY – The children at St. John Bosco are remembering their beloved teacher, Ingrid Coulas, by building on a fundraiser that was near and dear to her heart.

On December 11, the school held its annual craft and bake sale to benefit the St. Francis Valley Healthcare Foundation, which was started by the late Coulas eight years ago.

Sadly, Coulas passed away suddenly on February 25, 2019, after suffering a stroke. She was 61 years old.

Coulas was a lifelong resident of Barry’s Bay, where she taught at St. John Bosco for 13 years. According to her obituary, Coulas was a “kind and nurturing mother who deeply loved, and was loved by her children and grandchildren.”

She was obviously loved by her students as well. Lucas Dombroskie remembers having her as his teacher at St. John Bosco.

“She was the best,” Dombroskie said. “I liked her because she wasn’t strict when kids were bad and when they failed at something, she would make them feel that they didn’t fail at anything. She wanted people to live their best lives.”

Jordyn Plebon agreed.

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