Trudell V. Rhodes, 96, of Rossiter, passed away, Friday, August 23, 2019, at home with her family by her side. Trudell was born November 3, 1922, in East Salem, PA to the late Rev. William Tobias and Oma (Smeal) Tobias. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert J. Rhodes, Jr. and an infant daughter, Judith Lynn along with five sisters, Erma Vantassel-Miller, Alverda Miller, Vivian Confer, Geraldine Hoffer and Dolly Dorsey. She was a member of the Valley Chapel United Methodist Church in Juneau. She was also a lifetime member of the Red Hat Society, American Legion Ladies Auxiliary and the VFW. She truly loved children and was a loving and devoted mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She enjoyed baking sugar cookies and pies and doing word search puzzles. She is survived by her children, Patricia McNutt and husband Donald of Baxter, PA and Sandra Rhodes of Rossiter, Robert Rhodes and wife Kathy of Fort Worth, TX, William Rhodes and wife Joan of Colonial Heights, VA. Eight Grandchildren, Donald McNutt and wife Becky, Michael McNutt and wife Angie, Stephanie and Jennifer Rhodes, Cassandra Barnes and husband Michael, William Rhodes and wife Nici, Jacob Rhodes and Mackenzie Barnhart and husband Joshua. Eight great grandchildren, Isabella McNutt, Connor McNutt, Loreley Barnes, Skylar Rhodes, Mercedes, Aurora, Octavia and Everlee Barnhart. Two brothers, Dale Tobias and wife Barb of Shreveport, Louisiana and William Tobias, Jr. of Brookville along with two sisters, Lydia Barker of Texas, Joyce Vargulish and husband George of Latrobe and numerous nieces and nephews. Friends will be received from 2-4 & 6-8 PM Sunday, August 25, 2019 at the McCabe Funeral Home in Punxsutawney. A funeral service will be held at 10 AM on Monday, August 26, 2019 at Valley Chapel United Methodist Church in Juneau with Pastor Janet Chiplis and Rev. Donald Brauer officiating. Interment in Lakelawn Memorial Park is private for family. Online condolences may be made at mccabefuneralhomespa.com
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