BOARDMAN, Ohio – There will be a memorial service, 2:00 p.m. Sunday, December 4 at Western Reserve United Methodist Church, 4580 Canfield Rd., Canfield for Ila Rose McNaughton Cobbett, 93 of Boardman who died Tuesday morning, November 22, at her residence surrounded by her loving family.
Ila Rose, known as Rose was born October 31, 1923 in Strattanville, Pennsylvania, a daughter of the late Alden and Maude Craft McNaughton and came to this area in 1940. She attended Rimersburgh High School, Rimersburg, Pennsylvania.
She married her husband, Fred “Dommie” Monroe Cobbett on November 27, 1940 and he preceded her in death on October 29, 1999.
Rose was active in Millcreek Golf League and Trevelac Ladies League as well as Valley Golf League. She and her husband “Dommie” loved playing golf on Saturdays with friends and neighbors for many years. She enjoyed bowling and belonged to a bowling league for many years. Rose especially loved spending time with her family and enjoyed cooking. According to her family, she made wonderful pies and everyone had their own favorite.
She leaves to cherish her memory, her three children, Connie Cobbett Neal of Boardman, Jackie Cobbett (Mike) Dill of Olive Branch, Mississippi and Fred M. “Rusty” Cobbett, Jr. of Atlanta, Georgia as well as her six grandchildren, Thomas (Becky) Neal, James Neal, Jennifer R. (Gabriel Crish) Neal, Tiffany Cobbett (Jason) Holden, Christopher (Erin) Cobbett and Caitlin Cobbett. She also cherished five great-grandchildren, Rachel Neal, Courtney Neal Best, Brooke Neal, Riley Crish, Irelynn Rose Holden (named for her) and Caeleb Patrick Holden. Rose also leaves two great-granddaughters, Taylor Marie and Ava Marie Best and many nieces and nephews who held a special place in her heart.
Friends may call for one hour prior to the services on Sunday, December 4 at Western Reserve Methodist Church.
The family would like to give a special thanks to Rose’s caregivers at Meridian Arms Living Center and deep appreciation for the excellent care and support of Hospice of the Valley personnel.
In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate material tributes take the form of contributions to Hospice of the Valley, 5190 Market Street, Boardman, Ohio 44512.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Lane Family Funeral Homes, Canfield Chapel.