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Mary L. Cobb

June 3, 1942 — February 22, 2024

Herrickville, PA

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Mrs. Mary L. Cobb, age 81, a lifelong resident of Herrickville, PA, passed away late Thursday evening, February 22, 2024, at the Robert Packer Hospital, Sayre, PA. 

 

Mary was born on June 3, 1942, in Sayre, PA, a daughter of the late Clifford Lee and Eva Louise Howland Allyn. She graduated from Wyalusing Valley High School a member of the class of 1960. She married Floyd Jacob Cobb on June 6, 1964, in the Herrickville United Methodist Church. They were married 25 years before Jake’s untimely passing on January 2, 1990. 

 

In her early years, she was a homemaker for her husband and three children before becoming a longtime owner and operator of Bus #1 for the Wyalusing Area School District. She drove bus for 30 + years before retiring in 2012.  

 

Mary was a lifelong member of the Herrickville United Methodist Church. 

 

She enjoyed crocheting and camping. For many years she was the happiest camping whether at Knoebels or at her seasonal camp site at Pine Cradle Lake. She was also big into fitness and exercising with Silver Sneakers. However her greatest joy was spending time with her family. She supported all of her grandchildren and great grandchildren in all of their scholastic and athletic events. Throughout the years she could always be found babysitting some of her grandchildren and even her granddog Bella. She was a loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend and will be dearly missed by all who knew her. 

 

Surviving: 

Two sons and daughters-in-laws:

Mark and Dawn Cobb                                                   Rome, PA 

Jason and Nicole Cobb                                                  Athens, PA 

 

Daughter and son-in-law:

Michelle McClure and Fred Kraft                                  Dover, PA 
 

 

Nine grandchildren: Leighann Cobb, Lynsi (Mike Allen) Cobb, Brianna and Tim Hulings, Taylor (John Evans III) Cobb, Ryleigh Cobb, Zachary and Wendy McClure, Kala McClure, Grace Cobb, and Jacob Cobb.   

 

Sister: 

Ruth Anne Potter                                                           Terrytown, PA

 

Three brothers and sisters-in-law:

Arthur and Alice Allyn                                                  Wyalusing, PA 

Lee and Nancy Allyn                                                     French Asylum, PA

Rodney and Alice Allyn                                                 Wyalusing, PA 

 

Brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law:

Gary and Delores Cobb                                                 Spring Hill, PA 

Dale and Judy Cobb                                                      Baltimore, MD

Sheryl Cobb                                                                    Canton, PA 

Donna Cobb                                                                    Towanda, PA 

 

Aunt:

Grace Howland                                                              Herrickville, PA 

 

She is also survived by several great grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins. 

 

Besides her parents and husband she was predeceased by a great grandson Teegan Joshua Pelton, and brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law: Harold and Emma Cobb, Raymond Cobb, Kenneth Cobb, James Cobb, Francis Cobb, Bonnie and David Yarnes, Jeanne Bennett, and Kenneth J. Potter. 

 

Funeral Services will be held on Monday, February 26, 2024, at 10:00 AM in the Homer Funeral Home, 83 Grovedale Lane, Wyalusing, PA, with her nephew, Austen A. McGee and her pastor, Rev. Helen M. Learn co-officiating. Interment will follow in the East Herrick Cemetery, Herrickville, PA.

 

Friends and family may call on Sunday, February 25, 2024, from 3:00 PM until 5:00 PM in the Homer Funeral Home, 83 Grovedale Lane, Wyalusing, PA.

 

Memorial contributions may be made in loving memory of Mary L. Cobb to the Athens Wrestling Club, PO Box 331, Athens, PA 18810, or the HOPS Ambulance Association, 6185 Herrickville Road, Wyalusing, PA 18853, or to the Herrickville United Methodist Church, c/o Janice Sutton, 284 Sutton Road, Wyalusing, PA 18853.

 

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Homer Funeral Home, 83 Grovedale Lane, Wyalusing, PA 18853

 

To send condolences or sign the e-guestbook, please go to www.homerfuneralhome.com

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