Edith J. Rhode, 102, Lebanon, passed away on Friday, November 12, 2021, in her residence. She was the wife of the late Ralph N. Rhode.
Edith was born in Lebanon on May 24, 1919, a daughter of the late Joseph and Mary Hoke. She was a member of Rocherty U.M. Church and had been a volunteer at the retired steelworker’s hall; as well as a member of the Edelweiss Women’s Club and the Lebanon County Flowers Club for many years.
She is survived by her son, Ralph B. Rhode and wife Marva; granddaughters, Michelle R. wife of Terry L. Sweitzer, Jr. and Angela M. wife of Clayton Pankewicz; and great-grandchildren, Benjamin Tyler Allen and Colton Lane Allen. She was preceded in death by brothers, Paul, Joseph, Ralph, and Ammon Hoke and sisters, Elva Light, Anna Mountz, Mabel Birch, and Cora Brightbill.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday at 1:00 p.m. in the Rohland Funeral Home 508 Cumberland St., Lebanon, PA 17042 where a viewing will be held from 12:00 p.m. to the time of service. Interment will be made in Gingrich Mennonite Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions be made to Rocherty U.M. Church 255 Village Dr., Lebanon, PA 17042.