MONTOURSVILLE - Mary E. (Berkebile) Rhodes, 94, formerly of Altoona, passed away Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at The Gatehouse, Williamsport.
Mary was married on July 15, 1948 to the late Donald Clay Rhodes who passed away in 2011 and they had celebrated 62 years as husband and wife.
Mary was born in Altoona on July 29, 1925 and was the daughter of the late James A. and Erma T. (Dilling) Berkebile. She graduated from Altoona High School in 1943. Mary had worked at Sylvania Electronics in Emporium for over 10 years and retired. She was a member of the Mill Creek United Methodist Church, Montoursville. In her early years, she was a USO hostess. Mary enjoyed jigsaw puzzles, word search puzzles, reading and dogs.
Mary is survived by two daughters; Donna L. Kline (John) of Montoursville and Deborah A. Judy of Hermitage, four grandchildren; Scott Kline (Whitney) of Montoursville, Amy Junkins (Andy) of Rushville, IN, Jake Kline of Cogan Station and Whitney Judy of Hermitage, two great-grandchildren; Ellie Kline and Dylan Kline. She is also survived by several beloved nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by two brothers; Robert Dilling and James Berkebile and one sister; Virginia Berkebile.
There will be a public viewing 1 – 2 p.m. Friday, November 1, 2019 at the Maneval Allen Redmond Funeral Home, 500 West 4th St., Williamsport where the funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Burial will be private at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Mill Creek United Methodist Church, 2255 Warrensville Rd., Montoursville, PA 17754 or to the Susquehanna Health Foundation, c/o The Gatehouse, 1001 Grampian Blvd., Williamsport, PA 17701.
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Mill Creek United Methodist Church
2255 Warrensville Road, Montoursville PA 17754
Susquehanna Health Foundation; C/O The Gatehouse
1001 Grampain Blvd., Williamsport PA 17701