Mary Virginia Cobleigh, known as Ginnie, passed away peacefully at Pheasant Wood Center on April 7, 2014.
She was born in North Stonington, CT on April 5, 1922, daughter of Arthur M. Cobleigh and Ella (Burgess) Cobleigh.
Ginnie was a long time resident of Rhode Island. She had graduated from Bryant College in 1940 and most of her career as a bookkeeper was with NATCO products in West Warwick, RI.
Ginnie had been a member of the Calvary Baptist Church in Providence, RI, a Sunday school teacher and Deaconess for over 20 years. She was also a Past Matron of Pawtuxet Chapter #16 Order of the Eastern Star. Ginnie was a great volunteer at West Bay Manor while a resident and at the nearby Senior Center in Warwick, RI.
Survivors include her eldest niece, Audrey B. Carvalho and her former husband,
Richard S. Carvalho, MD of Peterborough, NH and her niece Claudia Shaw and her husband Alan Shaw, Coventry, RI; 1 great nephew and 2 great nieces and their families.
Audrey Carvalho wishes to thank the many caregivers at Pheasant Wood Center for their loving care. Memorial donations may be made to Genesis Pheasant Wood Center, Activities Fund, 50 Pheasant Road, Peterborough, NH 03458
A private family service will be held later this spring upon internment at the North Burial Ground in Providence, RI.