The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA

Obituaries

April 23, 2013

Lois E. Rhoades

CONEMAUGH TOWNSHIP — RHOADES – Lois E., 89, Conemaugh Township, Cambria County, went to be with the Lord April 22, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center. Born April 18, 1924, in Johnstown, daughter of Raymond and Rowena (Jones) Jenkins. Preceded in death by parents; husband, Donald F. Rhoades; children, Donald, Ricky, Raymond “Dusty” and Denna Lynn Kelly; and siblings, Jimmy, Naomi Silvis, June Lang, Jessie Saloney, Jackie Jenkins, Dennie Kaufman, Jenny LaMont and Rinne Cauffield. Survived by son, Daniel J., married to the former Diane Updyke, Conemaugh Township, Cambria County; grandchildren, Vicki Burkett; Donny, Billy Joe “Bid” and Jimmy Rhoades; Danielle and Melissa Mowery; Jennifer Kohler; and Richard and Daniel “Dozer” Rhoades; great-grandchildren, Jacob Kohler, Samantha and Tommy Malfer and Brittany Daughenbaugh; sisters, Donna (Tom) Krinjeck, Georgie (Chet) Stein, Ann (Von) Meck; brothers, Marty and Gary (Linda) Jenkins; daughter-in-law, Patricia Rhoades; and numerous nieces and nephews; also special friend, Denise Rygel. Lois attended SS. Gregory & Barnabas Parish, Daisytown. She enjoyed baking, playing bingo and Lottery tickets. Lois loved crocheting and quilting and will be remembered for her quilts, blankets and homemade gobs, fudge and bread. Friends will be received from 3 to 7 p.m. Thursday and from 9 a.m. until time of prayer service at 10 a.m. Friday at Baker-Harris Funeral Chapel, Conemaugh, with Father Robert Ruston. Committal, Headrick’s Union. Online condolences may be posted to www.wharrisfuneralhome.com.

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