Rena Margaret Riley

Female 1903 - 1997  (94 years)


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  • Name Rena Margaret Riley 
    Born 4 Jul 1903 
    Gender Female 
    Died 21 Sep 1997 
    Person ID I40637  Stewartsnydotcom
    Last Modified 14 Oct 2019 

    Father Ancestors Charles Joseph Riley,   b. 8 Jan 1873,   d. 22 Mar 1960  (Age 87 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Ancestors Jessie Lenora Tolley,   b. 2 Mar 1881,   d. 20 Oct 1940  (Age 59 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F30001  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ancestors William Frederick Cobb,   b. 3 May 1905, Richland Township, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Oct 1964  (Age 59 years) 
    Married 19 Aug 1928  Richland, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 14 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F15150  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    • Rena Margaret Riley Cobb - July 4, 1903 - September 21, 1997. Daughter of Charles J. and Jessie L. Tolley Riley. Wife of William Frederick Cobb.

      Newspaper Obituary - Tuesday, September 23, 1997 Watertown Daily Times - Watertown, New York - Rena Riley Cobb, Retired Teacher - Rena Riley Cobb, 94, formerly of Richland, died Sunday at Genesis HealthCare, Watertown. Mrs. Cobb lived most of her life in Richland. She taught at Orwell District 6 and Richland Elementary School for 39 years, retiring in 1967. She was a member of Park United Methodist Church, Pulaski, Oswego County Retired Teachers Association and New York State Retired Teachers Association. Born July 4, 1903, in Fairfield, Virginia, daughter of Charles J. and Jessie L. Tolley Riley, she graduated from Pulaski High School in 1925 and Oswego Normal School in 1929. She received a bachelor's degree in 1951 from Oswego State Teachers College. She married William F. Cobb on August 18, 1928, in Richland. He died October 2, 1964. Surviving are several nieces and nephews. The funeral will be at 11 am. Wednesday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry officiating. Burial will be in Richland Cemetery. A calling hour will begin at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.