Rita R. Cooley

Obituaries in Bath, NY |  The Steuben Courier Advocate
Obituaries in Bath, NY |  The Steuben Courier Advocate

Rita R. Cooley

Avoca - Rita R. Cooley, 91, passed away on Wednesday February 9, 2022 at the Absolut Care of Three Rivers. She was born in Avoca on April 17, 1930 the daughter of the late Deyo Towner and Ruth (Stoddard) Towner.

She attended Avoca Central School.

Rita married Alan Cooley in March 1957 in Wellsboro, PA., he predeceased her on December 15, 2010.

Throughout the years she worked at JW Newbury's of Bath, Westinghouse, Harold's Army Navy Store, and the Avoca Central School.

Rita was a long time War Dads Avoca American Legion Post 1315, and the Avoca Baptist Church.

Rita liked gardening, and her trips to Florida.

She was predeceased by her parents, her husband and a grandson Stephen Cooley.

She is survived by her 3 sons Barry Nattress of Valrico, Florida, Dennis (Tina) Cooley of Lynchburg, Virginia and John (Judy) Cooley of Avoca, New York, grandchildren Shawn Cooley, Jared (Haley) Cooley, Aaron Cooley, Thomas Cooley, Leah (Simeon) Purvis, Joshua Cooley and Stacey Roberts, brother Gary (Ann) Towner, friend Kim Jackson and several nieces and nephews.

Calling hours are being observed on Friday February 18, 2022 from 2:00to 4:00pm and 6:00 to 8:00pm at the Bond-Davis Funeral Home of Bath where her Funeral Service will be held on Saturday February 19, 2022 at 11:00am with Pastor Bill McFeaters Officiating. Private burial will be held at the Bath National Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made in Rita's name to the Avoca American Legion Post 1315, 33 South Main Street Avoca, NY 14809.

To leave your own personal remembrance of condolence you may visit the Facebook page of Bond-Davis Funeral Home of Bath.

Posted online on February 12, 2022

Published in The Steuben Courier Advocate

Obituaries in Bath, NY |  The Steuben Courier Advocate
Obituaries in Bath, NY |  The Steuben Courier Advocate

Rita R. Cooley

Rita R. Cooley

Avoca - Rita R. Cooley, 91, passed away on Wednesday February 9, 2022 at the Absolut Care of Three Rivers. She was born in Avoca on April 17, 1930 the daughter of the late Deyo Towner and Ruth (Stoddard) Towner.

She attended Avoca Central School.

Rita married Alan Cooley in March 1957 in Wellsboro, PA., he predeceased her on December 15, 2010.

Throughout the years she worked at JW Newbury's of Bath, Westinghouse, Harold's Army Navy Store, and the Avoca Central School.

Rita was a long time War Dads Avoca American Legion Post 1315, and the Avoca Baptist Church.

Rita liked gardening, and her trips to Florida.

She was predeceased by her parents, her husband and a grandson Stephen Cooley.

She is survived by her 3 sons Barry Nattress of Valrico, Florida, Dennis (Tina) Cooley of Lynchburg, Virginia and John (Judy) Cooley of Avoca, New York, grandchildren Shawn Cooley, Jared (Haley) Cooley, Aaron Cooley, Thomas Cooley, Leah (Simeon) Purvis, Joshua Cooley and Stacey Roberts, brother Gary (Ann) Towner, friend Kim Jackson and several nieces and nephews.

Calling hours are being observed on Friday February 18, 2022 from 2:00to 4:00pm and 6:00 to 8:00pm at the Bond-Davis Funeral Home of Bath where her Funeral Service will be held on Saturday February 19, 2022 at 11:00am with Pastor Bill McFeaters Officiating. Private burial will be held at the Bath National Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made in Rita's name to the Avoca American Legion Post 1315, 33 South Main Street Avoca, NY 14809.

To leave your own personal remembrance of condolence you may visit the Facebook page of Bond-Davis Funeral Home of Bath.

Posted online on February 12, 2022

Published in The Steuben Courier Advocate