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Rita  CUNNINGHAM

Rita CUNNINGHAM

Female 1927 - 2003  (75 years)

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  • Name Rita CUNNINGHAM  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Born 6 Oct 1927  , Los Angeles, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Female 
    Funeral Fort Wayne, Allen, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    at Elzey-Patterson-Rodak Funeral Home 
    Resided Bef 1972  , , California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Occupation 21 Aug 1972  Fort Wayne, Allen, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Data Control Supervisor 
    Residence 21 Aug 1972  Fort Wayne, Allen, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    10744 U.S. 27 S, L-100 
    Retired 1987  Fort Wayne, Allen, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Supervisor, General Telephone Co. 
    Obituary 8 Mar 2002  Fort Wayne, Allen, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    The News-Sentinel (Fort Wayne, IN) 

    • Rita Richison, 75, of Yoder, a retired supervisor, died Thursday, March 6, 2003, at Lutheran Hospital. The Los Angeles native retired in 1987 from General Telephone Co. Surviving are her husband, James O.; stepsons Dwayne of Fort Wayne, Donald of Los Angeles, Larry of Colorado and Rusty of Baltimore; a stepdaughter, Brenda Wright of North Manchester; and a sister, Theresa Bireley of Fort Wayne. A son, Steven Roberts, preceded her in death. Private family services will be held
    Died 6 Mar 2003  Fort Wayne, Allen, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 5
    • She was cremated at Northern Indiana Crematory. The funeral home was Elzey-Patterson-Rodak and her ashes were buried at Prairie Grove Cemetery in Waynedale, IN.
    Death certificate - Richison
    Death certificate - Richison
    Rita (Cunningham) Richison
    Obituary 10 Mar 2003  Fort Wayne, Allen, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    The Journal Gazette 
    Occupation Fort Wayne, Allen, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    as a telephone operator and supervisor at GTE 
    Cremated 13 Mar 2003  Prairie Grove Cemetery, Waynedale, Allen, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Rita is listed in Prairie Grove Cemetary records (online at The Genealogy Center of the Allen County Library as Rita (Richison) Roberts (1927-2003) and her sone is there as well -- Steven J. Roberts (1956-1978).
    Grave marker - Richison
    Grave marker - Richison
    Rita (Cunningham) Roberts Richison, 2003
    Person ID I388  richison
    Last Modified 13 Jan 2017 

    Father James Patrick CUNNINGHAM,   b. New York City, New York, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Ethel FOREMAN 
    Relationship Birth 
    Family ID F260  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Eugene ROBERTS 
    Divorced Aug 1963  [2
    Children 
     1. Steven ROBERTS  [Birth]
    Last Modified 23 Mar 2013 
    Family ID F3038  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 James Oliver RICHISON,   b. 5 Jul 1930, Knightstown, Henry, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Mar 2004, Fort Wayne, Allen, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Marriage License 21 Aug 1972  Fort Wayne, Allen, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Richison-Roberts marriage 
    Married 25 Aug 1972  Roanoke, Huntington, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 6
    • Married by James W. Simmons, Jr., Justice of the Peace
    Marriage license and return - Richison
    Marriage license and return - Richison
    Richison-Roberts, 1972
    Last Modified 30 Nov 2016 
    Family ID F21  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 6 Oct 1927 - , Los Angeles, California, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsFuneral - at Elzey-Patterson-Rodak Funeral Home - - Fort Wayne, Allen, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResided - Bef 1972 - , , California, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Data Control Supervisor - 21 Aug 1972 - Fort Wayne, Allen, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 10744 U.S. 27 S, L-100 - 21 Aug 1972 - Fort Wayne, Allen, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage License - Richison-Roberts marriage - 21 Aug 1972 - Fort Wayne, Allen, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsRetired - Supervisor, General Telephone Co. - 1987 - Fort Wayne, Allen, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsObituary - The News-Sentinel (Fort Wayne, IN) - 8 Mar 2002 - Fort Wayne, Allen, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 6 Mar 2003 - Fort Wayne, Allen, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsObituary - The Journal Gazette - 10 Mar 2003 - Fort Wayne, Allen, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - as a telephone operator and supervisor at GTE - - Fort Wayne, Allen, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCremated - 13 Mar 2003 - Prairie Grove Cemetery, Waynedale, Allen, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S1864] Interview , 16 Nov 2011.
      Rita (Cunningham) Roberts, second wife of James Oliver Richison, Muncie, Indiana, interview by Shirley Ann Richison Fields, 14 November 1973, information entered on Worksheet No. 588.

    2. [S1901] Marriage, 23 Mar 2013.
      Allen County, Indiana, Marriage Book, 1972:187, James Oliver Richison and Rita Roberts, 1972; Clerk's Office, Allen County Courthouse, Fort Wayne.


    3. [S1869] Deaths, 19 Nov 2016.
      "Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011," digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 24 July 2016); Rita Richison (6 March 2003), Certificate of Death no. 007415, Allen County; citing Death Certificates, 1900-2011, microfilm, Indiana Archives and Records Administration, Indianapolis.

    4. [S1901] Marriage, 30 Nov 2016.
      "Indiana, Marriage Certificates, 1958-2005," digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com :
      accessed 2 June 2016); entry for James Oliver Richison and Rita Roberts, 25 August 1972, Record of
      Marriage 72-032270, Allen County; citing Marriage Certificate, 1958-2005, microfilm, Indiana
      Archives and Records Administration, Indianapolis.

    5. [S1587] SSDI, 2 Oct 2010.
      Social Security Administration. "U.S. Social Security Death Index," database. Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.org: accessed 3 Nov 2003), entry for Rita (Cunningham) Richison, 2003, SS no. 563-32-7658 issued before 1951 in California.

    6. [S1901] Marriage, 30 Nov 2016.
      "Indiana, Marriage Certificates, 1958-2005," digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 2 June 2016); entry for James Oliver Richison and Rita Roberts, 25 August 1972, Record of
      Marriage 72-032270, Allen County; citing Marriage Certificate, 1958-2005, microfilm, Indiana
      Archives and Records Administration, Indianapolis.