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Ruth E Rhodes obituary 1923-2023


Mrs. Ruth E Rhodes (Simpson), 100, a resident of Quincy Village, Waynesboro, PA passed away Monday morning, September 18, 2023, in the nursing home.

Born March 3, 1923 in Naperville, IL, she was the daughter of the late Roy W. and Ruth C. (Travis) Simpson.

She is survived by her husband, Donald W. Rhodes; five children, Virginia A. Raynor of Fannettsburg, PA, Jeffrey W. Rhodes of Waynesboro, Jerry A. Rhodes of Hobe Sound, FL, Jack D. Rhodes of Fort Littleton, PA and James B. Rhodes of Gaithersburg, MD; 12 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and one sister, Grace D. Erwin of Connecticut.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by an infant brother, Robert Simpson.

Services and burial will be private at the convenience of the family.

Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home, Waynesboro, PA is handling the arrangements.

Online condolences may be expressed at the funeral home’s website.



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