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Obituary for Shirley A. Rhoades

Shirley A. Rhoades of Yorkshire, NY passed away on Saturday, February 26, 2022 at her residence at the age of 92.

She was born June 22, 1929 in Johnstown, PA a daughter of the late Ellis and Lois (Naugle) Dick. She was a member of the Franklinville VFW Women's Auxiliary and enjoyed watching the Buffalo Bills and the New York Mets. She also enjoyed bird and squirrel watching.

Shirley was a machine operator for Fisher Price in Holland for 32 years.

Her husband, William H. Rhoades, Sr. who she married in 1954 in Jacksonville, FL, passed away in 1990.

She is survived by her children: Gordon (Vicki) Rhoades of Mesa, AZ, Charles (Michelle) Rhoades of Chaffee, William (Margie) Rhoades of Yorkshire, Deborah Childs of Arcade, Billee Steiner of Laurens, SC, Tina (Bob) Kirsch of Springville, Darlene (Paul) Thompson of Eagle and Tammy (Paul) Barrett of Peckville, PA; her siblings: Dennis (late Violet) Dick of Sardinia, Wanda (late Jack) McKeown of Pauldin, AZ and Sharon (late Jack) Tousley of Yorkshire; also survived by several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great grandchildren and nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents and her husband, she is preceded in death by her siblings: Janet (Bruce) Kramer, Chuck Dick, Don (Marva) Dick, Ronald Dick, Leah (Norm) Wiedeman and infant Brenda Dick.

There will be no calling hours. A private service will be held at the convenience of the family. Interment will be held in Mt. Prospect Cemetery in Franklinville.

Memorials may be made to the Yorkshire Fire Department, P.O. Box 145, Yorkshire, NY 14173.