Evelyn Rhodes

Evelyn Rhodes

1911 - 2008

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Obituary of Evelyn Rhodes

Evelyn Rhodes, 96, born on November 7, 1911, in New York, NY died Tuesday, October 21, 2008 at the Baptist Nursing Home in Rhinebeck, NY. Mrs. Rhodes was a veteran of the US Army Corps during World War II. She worked as a comptometer operator, nurse's aide and a correctional officer at Clinton Correctional Center in Clinton, NJ. For six years she volunteered as a foster Grandparent at Hunterdon Development Center in Clinton, NJ. Mrs. Rhodes formerly lived in Phillipsburg, NJ and Red Hook, NY. She enjoyed the garden club, senior center, painting and sculpturing classes. Most of all she enjoyed seeing new things and learning about nature. She will be greatly missed by family and friends. Evelyn married Ellsworth J. Rhodes on December 11, 1945 in New York, NY and he predeceased her. She is survived by four children and their spouses: Karen and Burton Fraleigh of Red Hook, NY, Wendy and Richard Packard of Perkasie, PA, Douglas and Marie Rhodes of White Fish, MT, and Dale and Arlene Rhodes of Feeding Hills, MA. She also was survived by her six grandchildren: Stephanie O'Hearn, Dersu Rhodes, Nissa Rhodes, Lyle Rhodes, Adam Rhodes, and Meg Rhodes. Gravesides services will be held at the Northampton Shrine, Inc. in Easton, PA on Saturday, October 25, 2008 at 12 noon. Arrangements are under the direction of Burnett & White Funeral Homes 7461 S. Broadway, Red Hook, NY. For directions, or to sign the online guest book, please visit www.Burnett-White.com. Read Evelyn Rhodes's Obituary and Guestbook on burnettwhitefuneralhomes.com.
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Funeral Home

Burnett & White Funeral Homes
7461 S. Broadway
Red Hook, New York, United States


12:00 pm
Saturday, October 25, 2008
North Hampton Shrine, Inc.
Easton, Pennsylvania, United States