Aurilla May “Rill” Anthony

  • Visitation Dates and Times

    Thursday, November 8, 2012 5:00-8:00 PM
    Moss Funeral Home, Breese
    Friday, November 9, 2012 9:15-10:00 AM
    St. Dominic Church, Breese

  • Service Date
    Friday, November 9, 2012
  • Service Time
    10:00 AM
  • Service Location
    St. Dominic Church, Breese
  • Full Obituary

    Aurilla May “Rill” Anthony, nee Counihan, 79, of Breese and formerly of Oneida, NY, died Friday, November 2, 2012 at Belle Plaine Nursing and Rehab Center in Belle Plaine, IA.

    Mrs. Anthony was born May 27, 1933 in Plattsburgh, NY to Francis Edward and Virgie Iola (Elliott) Counihan; they preceded her in death.

    She married Richard F. “Dick” Anthony on August 6, 1955 in Oneida, NY and he survives in Breese.

    Also surviving are her children, Gail (David) Reese of Henderson, NV, Richard (Eileen) Anthony, Jr. of Rome, GA, Karen (Timothy) Jennings of Kansas City, MO, Edward (Angela) Anthony of Robins, IA, and Patricia Hayes of Collinsville; 10 Grandchildren, Andrea Reese, Janeen (Albert) Yang, Jeremy (Katie) Anthony, Jacleen Anthony, Faith (Cameron) Trammell, Emily Jennings, Stephanie Anthony, Michael Anthony, Katie Anthony, and Zander Hayes; 2 Great-Grandchildren, Julia Anthony and Cayden Trammell; and a brother, Frank (Kathy) Counihan of Boonville, NY.

    Rill formerly worked at Foppe Insurance and the Clinton County Reading Link.

    She was a member of St. Dominic Catholic Church, Breese, IL and Altar Sodality where she served as a Eucharistic Minister and on the Resurrection Choir.

    A Memorial Mass will be held on Friday, November 9, 2012 at 10:00 am at St. Dominic Catholic Church in Breese with Fr. Patrick Peter officiating. Interment will be held at a later date in St. Francis Cemetery, Durhamville, NY.

    Visitation will be Thursday, November 8, 2012 from 5:00-8:00 pm at the Moss Funeral Home in Breese and again on Friday, November 9, 2012 from 9:15 to 10:00 am at St. Dominic Catholic Church in Breese.

    Memorials can be made to Mercy Hospice, 315 18th Ave, Hiawatha, IA 52233 or to the Alzheimer’s Association and will be accepted at the funeral home and church.

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