Catherine E. Rhodes, 89

December 04, 2008

MARCH 19, 1919-DEC. 3, 2008

WILLIAMSPORT - Catherine Elizabeth Rhodes, 89, of Williamsport Nursing Home, died Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2008, at Washington County Hospital.

Born March 19, 1919, in Williamsport, she was the daughter of the late Luther Daniel and Violet Mae Hornbaker Davis.

She was a homemaker.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth Lenrow Rhodes, in 1985.

She is survived by two daughters, Shirley A. Kreps of Williamsport and Betty J. Kershner of Hagerstown; four sons, William L. Rhodes of Coates, N.C., Robert K. Rhodes of Hagerstown, John L. Rhodes of Clear Spring and Charles R. Rhodes of Strasburg,Va.; three sisters, Pauline H. Hose of Sharpsburg, Alice R. Harrell of Williamsport and Frances L. Cunningham of Williamsport; one brother, William E. Davis of Hagerstown; 16 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; nine great-great-grandchildren; nieces; and nephews.

She was preceded in death by eight sisters, five brothers and one grandchild.


Services will be Friday at 2 p.m. at Osborne Funeral Home in Williamsport. The Rev. A. Paul Harne will officiate. Burial will be in Greenlawn Memorial Park, Williamsport.

The family will receive friends today from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home, which will open at 1 p.m.

Memorial donations may be made to a charity of one's choice.

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