Corinne Cahoon Rice, of Kissimmee, Florida died on November 16, 2012, from a brief illness. Born in 1936, she was the daughter of Dorothy D. Barkley and Allen W. Cahoon of Gouverneur, NY. She grew up in Massena, Malone and Gouverneur, and graduated from Gouverneur High School in 1954.
Following her graduation, she married Bernard H. Knowlton of Macomb. After the marriage ended, she married Mr. Gerald E. Rice of Potsdam November 27, 1964. He preceded her in death on July 11, 1991. She is survived by her children Kathleen A. Knowlton, New Smyrna Beach, FL, Howard A. Knowlton and his wife, Donna Bennett, of Harrisville, NY, Thomas G. Knowlton and his wife, Rhonda Pierce, of Sackets Harbor, NY, William E. (Zack) Rice and his wife, Laureen, of Del Ray Beach, FL, and Margaret Rice Fowler and her husband, Craig Fowler, of Everett, WA. She is also survived by a stepdaughter, Gail Rice Powers and her husband, Raymond Powers, of Harrisville, NY. Mrs. Rice had many grandchildren: Julie Powers Wicks, Heather and Darrell Knowlton, Joshua and Nicholas Knowlton, John McCloud, Jason and Olivia Engle and Madeline Rice and five great-grandchildren, Jonathon, Zephyr, Delilah, Olivia and Benjamin.
Mrs. Rice received her Bachelors degree from State University College in Potsdam in 1970 and her Masters Degree in 1976. She did additional graduate work from St. Lawrence University in Educational Administration and completed her administrative internship at Albany, Schoharie, and Schenectady BOCES in 1983. During her teaching career, she taught at Norfolk Elementary School, Secondary Social Studies at Franklin Academy in Malone, and Ogdensburg Free Academy. She also taught Canadian Studies and The Viet Nam War as an adjunct faculty at North Country Community College, Malone Extension Center. She taught Introduction to Psychology and Sociology at Mater Dei College, Ogdensburg, NY. She retired from public education in 1992.
A memorial service will be held on May 18, 2013 at 1pm at the Centenary United Methodist Church in Malone, NY.