Ripley, Mary 1866-1935 Morris Obituary
Ripley, Mary (Wenmouth) 1866-1935 Morris Obituary
Mrs. R. R. Ripley of Morris Succumbs
Morris, March 22---Mrs. R. R. Ripley, who had been critically ill at her Grove street home since her return from Havana, Cuba, early in February, died this afternoon at 1 o'clock.
A prayer will be offered at the Ripley home Monday afternoon at 1:30. Funeral services, conducted by Rev. L. Curtis Denney, will be in the family plot in the old part of Hillington cemetery.
Ripley Funeral Services to Be Held at Morris Today
Morris, March 24---After many months of illness Mrs. R. R.. Ripley passed away at the family home on Grove street Friday afternoon at 1 o'clock.
Mary (Wenmoth) Ripley, youngest child of William and Mary (Johnson) Wenmoth, was born June 23, 1866, in the village of Morris, where she spent her entire life.
In April, 1888, she married Raphael R. Ripley of Morris, who was widely known for his musical ability. Mr. Ripley died November 27, 1928. To them was born one son, N. Alden Ripley of Havana, Cuba, who with his family, came to Morris early in February to be near his mother, then critically ill.
Mrs. Ripley was a consistent member of Zion Episcopal church, where she will be greatly missed. She was also a loyal member of Tianderah chapter, D. A. R. ; of the Butternut Valley Garden club; secretary of the Morris chapter of the American Red Cross and one of the promoters of the Kenyon Free library since its organization.
Immediate surviving relatives are the son, one grandson, Alden Ripley, Jr., and numerous cousins, to all of whom sincere sympathy is extended.
A prayer will be offered at the home Monday afternoon at 1:30. Funeral services, conducted by Rev. L. Curtis Denney, will be held at Zion Episcopal church Monday at 2 o'clock. Interment will be in the family plot in the old part of Hillington cemetery.
Addendum: According to several census reports, Her father was born in England. She was married to Raphael Ripley who was born January 1857. They were married in 1888 and had at least one son Nelson born in 1898.